004549

Estrogen, Total



Product Description

Use:

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.

Methodology:

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Reference Interval:

See table.1

Age

Male

(pg/mL)

Female

(pg/mL)

0-10 y

0-25

0-25

Adults

40-115

Female cycle:

Castrate: <40

1-10 d: 61-394

11-20 d: 122-437

21-30 d: 156-350

Postmenopausal: <40

HMG treatment for ovulation induction: 400-800

Tanner Stage

I

10-38

10-46

II

17-45

22-63

III

22-55

24-110

IV

27-80

40-180

V

25-80

60-280