E1 - Overview: Estrone, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: E1    
Estrone, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

As part of the diagnosis and workup of precocious and delayed puberty in females and, to a lesser degree, males


As part of the diagnosis and workup of suspected disorders of sex steroid metabolism (eg, aromatase deficiency and 17 alpha-hydroxylase deficiency)


As an adjunct to clinical assessment, imaging studies and bone mineral density measurement in the fracture risk assessment of postmenopausal women, and, to a lesser degree, older men


Monitoring low-dose female hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women


Monitoring antiestrogen therapy (eg, aromatase inhibitor therapy)

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Steroid Pathways in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Estrone, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

E1 (Estrone)
Estrone (E1), Serum