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Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH), Pediatric Profile 4

Mnemonic

CAH 4

Includes

Androstenedione, Cortisol, DHEA, 17-OH-Pregnenolone, 17-OH-Progesterone

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST) or 7.0 mL red top tube

Supply Item Number - 101235 or 101192

Handling

Allow serum tubes to clot completely at room temperature (minimum - SST: 30 minutes, red top tubes: 60 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within one hour of collection.

Preferred Volume

1.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.8 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 90 days

Testing Information

Performed

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Reported

5-7 days

Method

High-pressure liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (HPLC/MS-MS)

Referral Lab

Esoterix (500850)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82157, 82533, 82626, 83498, 84143

Last Updated: Thursday, November 26, 2020 02:45:56 AM


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