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Progesterone

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:PROGEST
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Additional Notes:

Method used is Roche Elecsys (ECLIA).

Roche Progesterone III-  Reference Intervals :

Women:
Follicular  0.6 - 2.8 nmol/L
Ovulation  <0.6 - 38.1 nmol/L
Luteal   5.8- 75.9 nmol/L
Post-menopausal <0.6 nmol/L

Pregnant Women:
1st Trimester  35.1 - 141 nmol/L
2nd Trimester  80.8 - 264 nmol/L
3rd Trimester  187 - 681 nmol/L

Men:   <0.6 nmol/L

Reference Interval Source: Taken from Roche Cobas Kit Insert 2016-03, V1.0.  (HGS/DT/LB)

Note: Progesterone III assay introduced (25/7/16), with new Reference Intervals.

Note: Biotin supplementation may cause falsely low results due to interference with the Progesterone assay. If the patient is known to be taking Biotin, interpret results with caution and contact the Chemical Pathologist (03) 90763118 if further discussion is required.