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Lab Test Dictionary

17-Hydroxyprogesterone, LC/MS/MS (17180)

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)


Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01383

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

1-4 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top), sodium heparin (green-top), lithium heparin (green-top) or EDTA (royal blue-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 2 Years

Rejection Criteria

Serum/Plasma separator tubes (SST/PST)

Test Volume Required

0.5 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.25 mL Serum or Plasma


CPT Codes

83498


Revised

02-25-18

Initials

SL