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Test Code HYPR 17-Hydroxyprogesterone, Serum

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp of America

Methodology

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

Reference Values

 

Age

Range (ng/dL)

Premature infants:

26 to 28 weeks, day 4

124−841

31 to 35 weeks, day 4

26−568

Full-term infants: day 3: 0−77

Female: 1 to 11 months: 13−106

Male: 1 to 11 months: Levels increase after the first week to peak values ranging from 40−200 ng/dL between 30 and 60 days. Values then decline to prepubertal range <91 ng/dL.

Prepubertal children: 1 to 9 years: 0−90

Tanner Stage

Male

Female

1

0−90

0−82

2

0−115

11−98

3

10−138

11−155

4

29−180

18−230

5

24−175

20−265

Adult male: 27−199

Adult female:

follicular: 15−70

luteal: 35−290

 

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83498

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Gold top
Specimen: 1 mL (minimum volume: 0.6 mL) of serum

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5901440

 

Useful For

Markedly elevated in patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia; evaluate hirsutism and/or infertility; assess or rule out certain adrenal or ovarian tumors with endocrine activity