Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Preferred Vol: 3.00 mL
Min Vol: 1.50 mL
Evaluate for ovarian estrogen producing tumor in the premenarcheal and postmenopausal female; evaluate estrogen excess in males. Estrogen analysis may be helpful in establishing time of ovulation and optimal time for conception. Serial samples must be collected over several days to evaluate baseline and peak total estrogen levels.