Progesterone belongs to a class of hormones called progestogens, and is the major naturally occurring human progestogen. Its primary indication is for confirmation of ovulation and assessment of the adequacy of the luteal phase.
|Tube||01 (SE) - Serum Gel|
|Additional Information||The higher the progesterone concentration, the more likely it is that ovulation has occurred. Optimal luteal phase is indicated by progesterone 25-60 nmol/L seven days prior to the next menstrual period (i.e. day 21 of a 28 day cycle). Concentrations <10 nmol/L indicate an inadequate luteal phase.|
|Turn Around||A&E: N/A
Day Case: 72 Hours
In-Patient: 72 Hours
Out-Patient: 72 Hours
GP: 72 Hours
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|Collection Con||Instructions for Lab Staff: Standard lab processing - No special requirements.
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|Telepath||LGI: PROG1LSJUH: PROG1J|