CAN I GET A PROGESTERONE LAB TEST AT ANY LAB TEST NOW?
Yes, you can.
AM I REQUIRED TO FAST FOR THIS LAB TEST?
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO GET MY LAB TEST RESULTS?
Test results generally take between 24 to 72 business hours after your specimen is collected.
WHAT IS A PROGESTERONE LAB TEST FOR?
The Progesterone Test measures the amount of the hormone in your blood. Progesterone is a female hormone produced by the ovaries and it’s essential for pregnancy. It prepares the uterus for fertilization and produces breast milk. The hormone also plays a role in sexual desire.
WHY DO I NEED A PROGESTERONE TEST?
Are you worried that you can’t have children? A Progesterone Test can help find the cause of infertility, monitor the success of infertility medicines, and a multitude of other information to assess the ability to have children. It can also help diagnose problems with the adrenal glands and some types of cancer.
OTHER RELEVANT TESTS:
Customers who purchase the Progesterone Test also consider the Basic Check‐Up or upgrade to the Comprehensive Female Panel or the Female Health Profile.
WHAT ARE THE TEST RESULT RANGES?
|Pre‐Ovulation||Less than 1 ng/mL|
|Mid‐Cycle||5 to 20 ng/mL|
|Postmenopausal||Less than 1 ng/mL|
PROGESTERONE MALE: Less than 1 ng/mL
HIGH RESULTS INDICATE:
Elevated levels could indicate adrenal cancer, ovarian cancer or pregnancy.
LOW RESULTS INDICATE:
Low levels could indicate amenorrhea, fetal death or toxemia of pregnancy.
WHAT IF MY LAB TEST RESULTS ARE ABNORMAL OR OUT OF RANGE?
Please consult with your primary care physician or gynecologist.