17-HYDROXYPREGNENOLONE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send two 0.5 mL serum aliquots (0.25 mL) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, heparin (sodium or lithium)
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test Code17HPR
CPT-4 Code (s)
84143
LOINC Codes
6765-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory