17-Hydroxycorticosteroids, 24-hour Urine

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2155
  • Soft Test Code:
  • 17HYD
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 2796
Alternate Names
  • Hydroxycorticosteroids-17, 24-hour Urine

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Overview

Order must include the patients age and gender

Specimen Requirements:

-OR-

100.0 mL aliquot from a well mixed 24 hour Urine Collection in a Plastic Container
Minimum Volume:
20.0 mL aliquot from a well mixed 24 hour Urine
Collection Instructions:

When starting the 24-hour period, urinate and discard (throw-away) this specimen. NOTE THE TIME

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.

Try to pass the last urine just prior to the end of the 24 hour period. Add this urine into the container. 

Urine Specimen should be kept refrigerated during and after collection. 

Printable Patient Collection Instructions

English 24 Hour Urine Collection
Spanish 24 Hour Urine Collection 
Burmese 24 Hour Urine Collection
Arabic 24 Hour Urine Collection 


Transport and Storage:
  • Ambient: 8 Hours
  • Refrigerated: 7 Days

    Preferred

  • Frozen (-20 C or colder): 30 Days

Clinical Interpretation

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

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical
Turn Around Time

3 to 5 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

01425191


CPT Coding

83491