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Test Code 17KETO 17-Ketosteroids with creatinine, 24 Hr Urine

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics' Nichols Institute, Inc. - Chantilly

Methodology

Colorimetric with Modified Zimmerman Reaction

Reference Values

See report.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82570

83586

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Containter/Tube: 24 hr urine containter  with 10 grams boric acid or 25 mL 50% acetic acid or 30 mL 6N HCl during collection to maintain pH below 7.5.
Specimen: 20 mL urine (10 mL min)plastic urine container Must have total volume on container.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

 

Note:  Starting and ending times of collection are required on request form for processing.

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday-Thursday, Sunday Evening

Computer Interface Code

PDM#  5900064