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17180: 17-Hydroxyprogesterone Print View
17-Hydroxyprogesterone     ng/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum Red Top 0.5 (0.25) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Year(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA 0.5 (0.25) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Year(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Plasma EDTA Trace Metal 0.5 (0.25) mL   Frozen - 2 Year(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Sodium Heparin   Frozen - 2 Year(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Plasma Lithium Heparin 0.5 (0.25) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Year(s)  

17-hydroxyprogesterone is elevated in patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). CAH is a group of autosomal, recessive diseases characterized by a dificiency of cortisol and an excess of ACTH concentration. 17-hydroxyprogesterone is also useful in monitoring cortisol replacement therapy and in evalulating infertility and adrenal and ovarian neoplasms.

Separate serum after clotting. Ship serum refrigerated or frozen.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
83498

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Serum separator tube; do not submit glass tubes
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Methodology: Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry






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