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beta-oestradiol

Name beta-oestradiol
Categories antiepileptic, endocrinology
Specimen requirements 1 ml of serum
Clinical utility Men: hypogonadism, sterility diagnostics;
Women: cyclic disorders, sterility diagnostics, hormonal stimulation of ovulation, in vitro fertilisation, hormone substitution after menopause, tumour marker with oestradiol-producing ovarian tumours
Methodology CLIA (chemiluminescence immunoassay)
Reference ranges f:
Follicular phase: 21-251 pg/ml
Mid-cycle: 38-649 pg/ml,
Luteal phase: 21-312 pg/ml
Postmenopausal: treated < 10-144 pg/ml
Postmenopausal: untreated < 10-28 pg/ml
m: 11-44 pg/ml