Progesterone Quantitative by HPLC-MS/MS, Serum or Plasma
2008509
 
Ordering Recommendation
Aids in the workup of suspected infertility, detection of ovulation, and assessment of the luteal phase.
Mnemonic
PGSN
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Plain red, pink (K2EDTA), plasma separator tube, or green (sodium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months.  
Reference Interval
Age Males
Less than 1 year Not Established
1-​16 years Less than or equal to 0.15 ng/mL
17 years and older Less than or equal to 0.11 ng/mL

Age Females
Less than 1 year Not Established
1-​10 years Less than or equal to 0.26 ng/mL
11 years Less than or equal to 2.55 ng/mL
12 years Less than or equal to 8.56 ng/mL
13 years Less than or equal to 6.93 ng/mL
14 years Less than or equal to 12.04 ng/mL
15 years Less than or equal to 10.76 ng/mL
16 years Less than or equal to 12.94 ng/mL
17 years and older Based on Cycle Days
1-​6 days Less than or equal to 0.17 ng/mL
7-​12 days Less than or equal to 1.35 ng/mL
13-​15 days Less than or equal to 15.63 ng/mL
16-​28 days Less than or equal to 25.55 ng/mL
Post-​Menopausal Less than or equal to 0.10 ng/mL
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
84144
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2008510Progesterone, HPLC-MS/MS
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