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To assess ovarian function, assist in fertility work-ups, and monitor placental function during pregnancy related to disorders such as tumor, cysts, and threatened abortion.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
Method: Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA).
|Hormonal State||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 3.18)|
|Prepubertal||Less than 1 ng/mL||Less than 3 nmol/L|
|Adult male||Less than 1 ng/mL||Less than 3 nmol/L|
| Follicular phase||Less than 1 ng/mL||Less than 3 nmol/L|
| Luteal phase||2–25 ng/mL||6.4–79.5 nmol/L|
|Pregnancy, first trimester||10–44 ng/mL||31.8–140 nmol/L|
|Pregnancy, second trimester||19.5–82.5 ng/mL||62–262.4 nmol/L|
|Pregnancy, third trimester||65–229 ng/mL||206.7–728.2 nmol/L|
|Postmenopausal period||Less than 1 ng/mL||Less than 3 nmol/L|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Progesterone." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425075/all/Progesterone.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Progesterone. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425075/all/Progesterone. Accessed December 10, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Progesterone. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425075/all/Progesterone
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Progesterone [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 10]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425075/all/Progesterone.
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