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Test ID FD2PG Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2)

Specimen Required

Patient preparation:

Patient should NOT be on any aspirin, indomethacin, or anti-inflammatory medications, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection of specimen.



Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum-gel tube(s) is acceptable. Separate immediately and send 3 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

Method Name

Prostaglandin D2 is measured by EIA/ELISA following extractions of specimens.

Reporting Name

Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2)

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Frozen 60 days

Reference Values

Adult Reference Range(s): 35 - 115 pg/mL


No pediatric reference ranges available for this test.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

10 to 14 days

Performing Laboratory

Inter Science Institute

Test Classification

This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA and is designated as research use only. The analytic performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Inter Science Institute. This test is not intended for diagnosis or patient management decisions without confirmation by other medically established means.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FD2PG Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) 12839-7


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FD2PG Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) 12839-7

NY State Approved