Test Details

Mnemonic

OHPRG

Ordering Code

1009500

CPT-4 Code(s)

83498

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells promptly and send 1.0 mL. Samples from children <1 year of age will be sent out for testing by Tandem Mass Spectrometry. See "17-Hydroxyprogesterone Quantitative, Child".

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Green sodium heparin, green lithium heparin, lavender EDTA
Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Moderate to gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, <1 yr old, high levels of bilirubin or biotin may interfere

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Chemiluminescence
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Reference Range

Males (11 - 49): 32 - 332 ng/dL
Males (50+ years): 40 - 239 ng/dL
Females (11 - 49 years): 35 - 413 ng/dL
Females (50+ years): 32 - 272 ng/dL
Children 1 - 10 years of age: <123 ng/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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