17OHPG

17-Hydroxyprogesterone

Synonyms:
17 Alpha Hydroxyprogesterone
Performing Lab:
Referral Laboratory
Container Type:
Red top tube, serum gel tube, or lavender top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Type:

Serum or plasma

Preferred Volume:
1 mL
Minimum Volume:
0.5 mL
Collection Procedure:

Include the patient's age on the test request form.

Specimen Processing:

If a tube other than the gel tube is used, transfer the separated serum or plasma to a plastic transfer tube.

Store and Transport:
Refrigerated
Stability:

Frozen - 14 days
Refrigerated - 7 days
Room temperature - 7 days

CPT Codes:

83498

Method:
Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

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