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Test Code HDXPN 17-Hydroxypregnenolone, Serum

Additional Codes

Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) Orderable:   17-Hydroxyprogesterone, Serum

AllScripts (AEHR) Orderable:  17-Hydroxyprogesterone, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Nichols Inst San Juan Capistrano

Methodology

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

Reference Values

See report.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84143

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Sunday - Friday

TAT:  4 - 7 Days

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Red-top tube(s)

Specimen:  2 mL of serum(0.4 mL min)

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Stability:  24 Hr Room Temperature

                 5 Days Refrigerated

                28 Days Frozen

Computer Interface code

PDM # 5902940

Used For

17-Hydroxypregnenolone is useful in the diagnosis of 3-Beta-Hydroxylase enzyme deficiency, a rare cause of congenital adrenal hyperplasia, and 17-Hydroxylase (P450c17) enzyme deficiency.