17-HYDROXYPREGNENOLONE QUANTITATIVE BY LC-MS/MS, SERUM OR PLASMA

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one gold (SST) top tube, also acceptable lavendar (EDTA), green (sodium or lithium heparin), or plain red top tube

Handling

CRITICAL FROZEN. Serum or Plasma should be separated from cells and frozen ASAP. Additional specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Preferred Volume

0.50 mL

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Ambient or refrigerated specimens

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

2-7 days

Method

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (92333)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

84143

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:54 AM