Estradiol

CPT Code

82670

Specimen Type

Blood

Container Type

Serum Separator Tube (SST)/Yellow

Stability

2-8°C, 7 days

Handling Instructions

Allow to clot for 30 mins, centrifuge within 2 hours

Clinical Notes

An ESR test is used to assess inflammation in the body. Many conditions can cause an abnormal ESR, so an ESR test is typically used with other tests to diagnose and monitor different diseases.