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Test ID PGSN Progesterone, Serum

Useful For

Ascertaining whether ovulation occurred in a menstrual cycle

 

Assessment of infertility

 

Evaluation of abnormal uterine bleeding

 

Evaluation of placental health in high-risk pregnancy

 

Determining the effectiveness of progesterone injections when administered to women to help support early pregnancy

 

Workup of some patients with adrenal disorders

Method Name

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Progesterone, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: For 12 hours before specimen collection do not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin (vitamin B7), which is commonly found in hair, skin, and nail supplements and multivitamins.

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

2. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Frozen (preferred) 180 days
  Refrigerated  72 hours
  Ambient  8 hours

Reference Values

Males:

<4 weeks: Not established

4 weeks-<12 months: ≤0.66 ng/mL (confidence interval 0.63-0.94 ng/mL)

12 months-9 years: ≤0.35 ng/mL

10-17 years: Concentrations increase through adolescence and puberty

12 months-9 years: ≤0.35 ng/mL

≥ 18 years (central 90th %): <0.20 ng/mL

≥ 18 years: <0.20 ng/mL (Reference intervals are central 90th % of healthy population)

 

Females:

<4 days old: Not established

4 days-<12 months: ≤1.3 ng/mL (confidence interval 0.88-2.3 ng/mL)

12 months-9 years: ≤0.35 ng/mL

10-17 years: Adult concentrations are attained by puberty

12 months-9 years: ≤0.35 ng/mL

Adult (central 90th %):

-Follicular phase: ≤0.89 ng/mL

-Ovulation: ≤12 ng/mL

-Luteal phase: 1.8-24 ng/mL

--Pregnancy

---1st trimester: 11-44 ng/mL

---2nd trimester: 25-83 ng/mL

---3rd trimester: 58-214 ng/mL

≥ 18 years:

Reference intervals are central 90th % of healthy population

-Follicular phase: ≤0.89 ng/mL

-Ovulation: ≤12 ng/mL

-Luteal phase: 1.8-24 ng/mL

-Post-menopausal: ≤0.20 ng/mL

--Pregnancy

---1st trimester: 11-44 ng/mL

---2nd trimester: 25-83 ng/mL

---3rd trimester: 58-214 ng/mL

 

Pediatric reference intervals adopted from the CALIPER study. www.sickkids.ca/caliperproject/index.html The Hospital for Sick Children. Toronto, Canada.

 

For SI unit Reference Values, see https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/order-tests/si-unit-conversion.html

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

84144

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PGSN Progesterone, S 83109-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
PGSN Progesterone, S 83109-9

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Report Available

Same day/1 day

NY State Approved

Yes