Progesterone

Test investigation

Progesterone

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Units

nmol/L

Comments precautions

Detection of ovulation and evaluation of corpus luteum function.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Daily

Reference intervals

Menstruating Female: Follicular phase < 0.3 – 1.0 nmol/L Luteal phase 3.8 – 50.6 nmol/L Post-menopausal without HRT < 0.3 – 0.6 nmol/L Pregnant Female: 1st trimester 8.9 – 468.4 nmol/L 2nd trimester 71.5 – 303.1 nmol/L 3rd trimester 88.7 – 771.2 nmol/L Males: < 0.3 – 0.6 nmol/L

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH