Ovarian function and monitoring follicular development for assisted reproduction protocols. Estradiol plays an essential role throughout the human menstrual cycle. Elevated estradiol levels in females may also result from primary or secondary ovarian hyperfunction. Very high estradiol levels are found during the induction of ovulation for assisted reproduction therapy or in pregnancy. Decreased estradiol levels in females may result from either lack of ovarian synthesis primary ovarian hypofunction and menopause or a lesion in the hypothalamus-pituitary axis secondary ovarian hypofunction. Elevated estradiol levels in males may be due to increased aromatization of androgens, resulting in gynecomastia.
No special preparation is needed for Estrogen. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Estrogen. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|FEMALE||All age groups||19.5 - 144 pg/ml (follicular phase)|