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17-Ketosteroids w/creat., timed urine

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB2301

 

Methodology: 

Colorimetric

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 20.0 mL Urine in a 24 Hr Urine Container.
Pediatric volume: 10 mL.
Plastic Aliquot, leak-proof; Collect urine with 10 grams Boric Acid (preferred) or 25 mL 50% Acetic Acid or 30 mL 6N HCl
(acceptable) during collection to maintain pH below 7.5; keep refrigerated; specify total urine volume
Transport: Ship refrigerated; ship frozen if preservative is not used.
Handling: Refrigerated (cold packs).
Stability: Ambient: 8 hours Refrigerated: 1 week Frozen: 1 month

 

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=15201

CPT Code(s): 

82570, 83586

Last Changed: 

9/6/2017 9:20:24 PM

Last Reviewed: 

9/6/2017 9:20:33 PM