To assess ovarian function, assist in fertility work-ups, and monitor placental function during pregnancy related to disorders such as tumor, cysts, and threatened abortion.
Serum (1 mL) collected in a red- or tiger-top tube.
(Method: Immunochemiluminometric assay [ICMA])
|Hormonal State||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.0318)|
|Prepubertal||7–52 ng/dL||0.2–1.7 nmol/L|
|Adult male||13–97 ng/dL||0.4–3.1 nmol/L|
| Follicular phase||15–70 ng/dL||0.5–2.2 nmol/L|
| Luteal phase||200–2,500 ng/dL||6.4–79.5 nmol/L|
| Pregnancy, first trimester||725–4,400 ng/dL||23–140 nmol/L|
| Pregnancy, second trimester||1,950–8,250 ng/dL||62–262.4 nmol/L|
| Pregnancy, third trimester||6,500–22,900 ng/dL||206.7–728.2 nmol/L|
| Postmenopausal period||Less than 40 ng/dL||Less than 127.2 nmol/L|
Progesterone has been found in Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests
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