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17180: 17-Hydroxyprogesterone, LC/MS/MS Print View
17-OHProgesterone, LC/MS/MS     ng/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 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)  
  Lithium Heparin   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.

SST tubes are unacceptable. Draw blood in a red-top tube (no gel).
Separate serum after clotting. Ship serum refrigerated or frozen. Do
not submit glass tubes.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same 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: Samples collected in SST tubes. Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Methodology: Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry






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