17-Hydroxycorticosteroids, Urine


Sunquest Code:U17OCS  
Epic Code:LAB351Epic Name:17 Hydroxycorticosteroids Urine
Synonyms:17-OHCS; 17 OH Corticosteroids
Methodology:Colorimetry
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Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 3-7 days.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, 24 hour or random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 12 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:12 mL
Container:3 L plastic jug (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)
Collection Instructions:24 hour urine: Refrigerate sample during collection.
Random urine: Freeze within 15 minutes of collection, preservative not required.
Causes for Rejection:Use of alkali preservatives.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well; add 1 g boric acid/100 mL urine, adjust pH (with boric acid) to 5.0-7.0. Aliquot 12 mL total into three transfer tubes. Record volume, collection time, and pH on request form. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:70490


Interpretive

Reference Range:4-14 mg/d; 2.0-6.5 mg/g creatinine Random urine sample is reported in mg/L and has no reference interval.


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