CAH Panel 6C (Full Screen)

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Synonyms:Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Screening
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 82157 x1, 82533 x1, 82626 x1, 82634 x1, 83498 x1, 84143 x1, 84144 x1, 84403 x1
Test Includes:Androstenedione, LC/MS/MS, 11-Deoxycortisol, LC/MS/MS, Serum; Cortisol, Total, LC/MS/MS; DHEA (Decydropiandrosterone), Unconjugated, LC/MS/MS; 17-Hydroxyprogesterone, LC/MS/MS; Testosterone, Total, LC/MS/MS
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-4 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:8 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:4.4 mL (Does not allow for repeat analysis)
Container:Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Moderate hemolysis. Gross lipemia or icteria. Collection in a gel tube or plasma.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 4 mL, 2.08 mL minimum. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen.
Stability:Samples are stable for 6 hours at room temperature, 3 days refrigerated and 28 days frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:16978


Reference Range:See individual assays.
Use:Useful for diagnosis and differential diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH).; similar to CAH Panel 6B Comprehensive Screen, but without deoxycorticosterone in order to decrease specimen requirement and allow faster turnaround time.

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