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About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Gel/clotted (yellow/red top)

Add-on requests are accepted up to 48 hours post sampling


Turnaround Time:

Within 24 hours


Assessment of ovarian function in females, or gynaecomastia in males

Levels fluctuate from day-to-day and throughout the menstrual cycle, single measurements are rarely of value and FSH is a more reliable test. Serial levels are informative for assisting IVF cycles.

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference ranges (pmol/L)
Adults Females 93 - 1400
  Males 30 - 206

Results outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate disease. Similarly, results within the reference range do not preclude abnormality. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for discussion of individual patient results.

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For more information, please see the following: Oestradiol - Lab Tests Online