Newcastle Laboratories

Oestradiol, sensitive assay

Clinical Background:

Sensitive assay - For peadiatrics and oncology

May be useful in oncology for breast cancer patients to aid decision making between use of Tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitor treatment
Avoids potential ...

Sensitive assay - For peadiatrics and oncology

May be useful in oncology for breast cancer patients to aid decision making between use of Tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitor treatment
Avoids potential interference from breast cancer therapy e.g. oestrogen receptor antagonists


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Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Biochemistry

    Biochemistry

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Serum or Lithium Heparin plasma

    Serum or Lithium Heparin plasma

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Serum or Lithium Heparin plasma

     

    Serum or Lithium Heparin plasma

     

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    0.3 mL 

    0.3 mL 

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    0.3 mL 

    0.3 mL 

  • Sample Stability:

    Store at -20°C

    Store at -20°C

  • Transport Requirements:

    First class post at ambient temperature

    First class post at ambient temperature

  • Reference Ranges:

    Pre-menopausal female: 11 - 969 pmol/L
    Post-menopausal female: 7 - 77 pmol/L

    Pre-menopausal female: 11 - 969 pmol/L
    Post-menopausal female: 7 - 77 pmol/L

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Duty Biochemist

  • Routine Telephone:

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889
    RVI: 0191 282 9719

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889
    RVI: 0191 282 9719

  • Routine Email:

  • Specialist Test:

    Yes

    Yes

  • Specialist Contact Name:

    Endocrine Lab

    Endocrine Lab

  • Specialist Telephone:

    0191 282 4025

    0191 282 4025

Availability:

Sample sent to an external laboratory for testing

Turn Around:

3 weeks

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