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S51289: 17-OH Progesterone, Neonatal [17654X] Print View
17-OH-Progesterone LC/MS/MS    ng/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 0.5 (0.25) mL   Frozen - 24 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparinized 0.5 (0.25) mL   Frozen - 24 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Plasma EDTA 0.5 (0.25) mL   Frozen - 24 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  

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

A Special Sample Handling Bulletin is required for this assay in order
to assure expedited testing. Contact Client Services at 1-800-553-5445
to request this special services. 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-Friday

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.






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