Progesterone, Immunoassay
Progesterone, Immunoassay
Progesterone, Immunoassay
Progesterone, Immunoassay
Progesterone, Immunoassay
Progesterone, Immunoassay
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Progesterone, Immunoassay

Progesterone, Immunoassay

To help recognize and manage some causes of infertility. Since progesterone levels vary throughout the menstrual cycle, multiple (serial) measurements can be used for this purpose. This test is used to establish the presence of a functioning corpus luteum or luteal cell function; confirm basal body temperature measurements for the occurrence of ovulation; obtain an indication of the day of ovulation; evaluate the functional state of the corpus luteum in infertility patients; assess placental function during pregnancy; ovarian function test
Methodology
    Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance
    Levels increase sharply during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. The level increases from 9 to 32 weeks of pregnancy.
Limitations
    Heterophil antibodies may produce falsely-elevated results.
Reference Range(s)
    Follicular Phase
      Luteal Phase 2.6-21.5 ng/mL
      Postmenopausal
        Pregnancy
        First Trimester 4.1-34.0 ng/mL
        Second Trimester 24.0-76.0 ng/mL
        Third Trimester 52.0-302.0 ng/mL
        Non-Reactive
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