17-Hydroxycorticosteroids, 24-hour Urine

Last Modified: 11/27/2018 12:51:18 PM


Specimen Requirements: 100.0 mL aliquot from a well mixed 24 hour Urine Collection in a Plastic Container
Collection Instructions:

Order must include the patients age and gender

1. When starting the 24-hour period, urinate and discard (throw-away) this specimen. NOTE THE TIME
2. From that time on, collect all urine by urinating into a clean container and transfer into the provided container. 
DO NOT URINATE DIRECTLY INTO CONTAINER.
3. Try to pass the last urine just prior to the end of the 24 hour period. Add this urine into the container. 
4. Urine Specimen should be kept refrigerated during and after collection. 

For patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Spanish patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Burmese patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Arabic patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D

Minimum Volume: 20.0 mL Urine
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 8 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated (preferred)
30 days Frozen
Reference Range: 1 year to 2 years: 0.5 - 2.5 mg/24 hour
3 years to 4 years: 1.0 - 4.0 mg/24 hours
5 years to 6 years: 1.0 - 4.8 mg/24 hours
7 years to 8 years: 1.0 - 5.6 mg/24 hours
9 years to 10 years: 1.0 - 7.0 mg/24 hours
11 years to 12 years: 1.5 - 8.0 mg/24 hours

Male: 
13 years to 16 years: 2.0 - 6.0 mg/24 hours
17 years to 17 years: 3.0-10.0 mg/24 hours
Adult: 3.0 - 10.0 mg/24 hours

Female:
13 years to 16 years: 2.8 - 6.8 mg/24 hours
17 years to 20 years: 2.0 - 7.0 mg/24 hours
Adult: 2.0 - 6.0 mg/24 hours
Methodology: Colorimetric
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 3 to 5 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: 17HYD
EPIC Test Code: LAB2155
Send Out Test Code: 2796
Alternate Test Names: Hydroxycorticosteroids-17, 24-hour Urine
CPT Coding: 83491

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