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Progesterone

Mnemonic:    [PROGEST]
Name:    Progesterone
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Reference Range:    Normal Males: 0.2 - 1.5 ng/mL
 Females: See Interpretive Information
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Note:    INTERPRETIVE DATA FOR PROGESTERONE

Ovulatory Cycle:
Follicular 0.1 - 2.0
Periovulatory 0.4 - 4.5
Mid Luteal 5.2 - 22.7
Luteal 1.4 - 16.6

Pregnant Females:
1st Trimester 6.6 - 40.3
2nd Trimester 9.7 - 62.3
3rd Trimester 24.5 - 334

Post Menopausal Females: 0.2 - 1.0