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Prostaglandin E2 (PG E2), Urine

Reporting Name

Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), U
Seattle Children's Hospital Note:

Clinical System Name: Miscellaneous Test

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation: Patient should not be on aspirin, indomethacin, or anti-inflammatory medications, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection of specimen

Specimen Type: Urine

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL tube (T068)

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect urine for 24 hours (NO preservative).

2. Refrigerate specimen during the 24-hour collection.

3. Send specimen frozen in the plastic, 10-mL urine tube (T068)

4. Collection volume and duration are required.

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Frozen 180 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Inter Science Institute

Method Name

Direct Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Reference Values

400 - 620 ng/24 hours


Test Classification

This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA and is designated as research use only. The analytic performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Inter Science Institute. This test is not intended for diagnosis or patient management decisions without confirmation by other medically established means.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FPGE2 Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), U 14006-1


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z2090 Volume 3167-4
Z0930 Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), U 14006-1

Reject Due To




Warm reject; Cold reject