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Test Code 18 OHCORT Hydroxycorticosterone, 18

Reporting Name

18-Hydroxycorticosterone, Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Separate serum from cells within 1 hour of collection.


Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

Pediatric minimum only: 1.0 mL/NOTE: Minimum volume does not allow for repeat analysis.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Frozen (preferred) 90 days
  Refrigerated  48 hours
  Ambient  24 hours

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday

Performing Laboratory

Esoterix Endocrinology

Method Name

HPLC Tandem, Mass Spectrometry

Reference Values

If no age provided:                   

Age

Range (ng/dL)

Premature (26-28 Weeks) Day 4  

10-670

Premature (31-35 Weeks) Day 4

57-410

Full Term Day 3

31-546

31 Days-11 Months

5-220

12-23 Months

18-155

24 Months-9 Years

6-85

10-14 Years

10-72

Adults

9-58

Adults 8:00 AM Supine

4-21

Adults 8:00 AM Upright

5-46

                                                                         

If age is provided:

Age

Range (ng/dL)

Premature (26-28 Weeks) Day 4

10-670

Premature (31-35 Weeks) Day 4

57-410

Full Term Day 3

31-546

1-11 Months

5-220

1 year old

18-155

2-9 Years

6-85

10-14 Years

10-72

Adults

9-58

Adults 8:00 AM Supine

4-21

Adults 8:00 AM Upright

5-46

 

CPT Code Information

82542

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HYD18 18-Hydroxycorticosterone, Serum 1674-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0252 18-Hydroxycorticosterone, Serum 1674-1

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA