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Test ID BLOD0588 Estradiol

Important Note

Patients treated with Mifepristone should not be tested with the Abbott ARCHITECT. Estradiol assay for up to two weeks after the last dose because it leads to falsely elevated Estradiol results.

 

The drug Fulvestrant interfers with the measurement of Estradiol in this assay. If patient has taken this medication recommend using an alternate method to measure Estradiol.

AKA

E2

Specimen Type/Requirements

Green (Lithium Heparin) Tube or Gold (SST Serum) Tube

Specimen Volume

Preferred Volume 500 uL plasma/serum
Minimum Volume 200 uL plasma/serum

 

Stability/Transport

Room Temperature N/A  
Refrigerated 7 days Preferred for Transport
Frozen >7 days  

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

Performing Lab

Sanford Laboratories Fargo-Core Lab

CPT

82670