17-HYDROXYPROGESTERONE, SERUM

Mnemonic

HYDPU

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube. Also acceptable: Plain red or green (sodium heparin) top tube.

Handling

Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer serum or plasma to an aliquot tube.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

Due to instrument/reagent problems, testing is delayed until January 1, 2021.

Reported

Due to instrument/reagent problems, testing is delayed until January 1, 2021.

Method

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (92332)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83498

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