What is a Progesterone Test?
The Progesterone test measures the blood level of Progesterone.
Why is a Progesterone Test important?
The Progesterone Test level is important for regular menstrual cycles and plays a vital role in getting the uterus ready for pregnancy. The Progesterone test will help determine what stage of your cycle you are in. Higher levels signify that you are in the Luteal phase. Lower levels suggest you are in the Follicular or Ovulation phase, depending on when your cycle started. If done on day 21-23 of the menstrual cycle, a progesterone test can confirm ovulation.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Progesterone Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.