The determination of estradiol is utilized clinically in the elucidation of fertility disorders in the hypothalamus‑pituitary‑gonad axis, gynecomastia, estrogen‑producing ovarian and testicular tumors. Further clinical indications are the monitoring of fertility therapy and determining the time of ovulation within the framework of in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Samples should not be taken from patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (i.e. > 5 mg/day) until at least 8 hours following the last biotin administration.
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens
Room Temperature: 24 hours Refrigerated: 2 days Frozen: 6 months
Estradiol; Estradiol, Serum; Enhanced Estradiol; Extracted Estradiol; 17- Beta Estradiol
Serum, gel separator, SST
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