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Progesterone

Progesterone

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
ID Tests&Tubes0099
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
Send to Blood Sciences Cross Site
Contact For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: leedsth-tr.pathologycustomerservice@nhs.net.
Collection Con Instructions for Lab Staff: Standard lab processing - No special requirements.
Sample REQ Blood
Ref. Range Notes Blood Sciences Refernce ranges available through the useful information and links page:
https://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/a-z-of-services/pathology/blood-sciences/useful-information-and-links/
Units nmol/L
Telepath LGI: PROG1LSJUH: PROG1J
ICE Codes LPROG