Specimen Requirements

Title

17-Hydroxyprogesterone, Alpha

Specimen Requirement

Methodology

Stability

ROOM TEMP UNACCEPTABLE; REFRIGERATED 7 DAYS

Reference Range

BY REPORT

Turnaround

2-4 DAYS PERFORMED MON, THURS

Clinical Use

Markedly elevated in patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (adrenogenital syndrome) due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency; evaluate hirsutism and/or infertility; assess certain adrenal or ovarian tumors with endocrine activity

Test Code

17OPW