17-HYDROXYPREGNENOLONE

Code
000.0000
Name
17-HYDROXYPREGNENOLONE
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
17-OH-Pregnenolone; hydroxypregnenolone; 17-Hydroxypregnenolone Quantitative
CPT Codes
84143
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44450
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold top (SST), Red top (serum), Lavender top (EDTA), or Green top (heparin) tube

Volume

0.5 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum or plasma to separate plastic tube
Frozen

CRITICAL FROZEN – Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

See Report

Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Clinical Significance

Ambiguous genitalia or unexplainable electrolyte results in infancy; premature sexual development in older children; hirsutism and irregular menses in adult females

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