17-HYDROXYPROGESTERONE QUANTITATIVE, CHILD

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, sodium heparin
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Room temperature specimens
Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-7 days
Test Code17OPC
CPT-4 Code (s)
83498
LOINC Codes
1668-3

Warde
Medical
Laboratory