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17 Ketosteroids, Fractionated, Urine

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

None specified

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 20 mL from 24 hour urine collection with no preservative added to the container.

Minimum Vol: 10 mL

 

Note: Refrigerate during collection.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Mix well, measure and note total volume. Freeze in the CPA freezer send outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room temp

8 h

  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen

30 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily, set up 5 days a week 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

Department

Department:  

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

 

Phone Number

(800) 553-5445

 

 

 

Reference Range

 

See report for reference range

 

Methodology

Method: Colorimetric with Modified Zimmerman Reaction

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82570, 83586 (Updated 06/29/15 by TLZ)

 

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

17-Ketosteroids with Creatinine, 24-HR Urine

Reference Test Number:

15201X

Instructions:

Fill out a Quest requisition. Send out Mon - Fri with the Quest courier.