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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Biochemistry

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Progesterone

Also known as: P4

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Serum (Serum)

Collection requirements: No special requirements

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Immunoassay

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

  • John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Horton General Hospital

Reference intervals

Men <2 nmol/L

Females:

Post-menopausal/follicular phase progesterone: <2 nmol/L

Luteal phase progesterone of >25 nmol/L usually indicates ovulation