1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.
Room temp unacceptable; Refrigerated 24 hours; Frozen 2 months
4-6 days Performed Wed
Evaluate postmenopausal vaginal bleeding due to peripheral conversion of androgenic steroids. Increased estrone levels may be associated with increased levels of circulating androgens and their subsequent peripheral conversion.