Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

17-HYDROXYCORTICOSTEROIDS

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1485         Geisinger Epic ID: 6746

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
24-hour urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
20 mL aliquot of 24-hour urine preserved as above; minimum 10 mL.
Special notes:
Preserve with 25 mL 50% acetic acid (preferred) OR 30 mL 6N HCl OR boric acid. Mix well. Estimate total collection volume from 24-hour urine container. Remove required aliquot. Record total volume on both aliquot tube and request slip (if applicable).

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days (-20°C).
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
0.5-2.5 mg/24 hours: 1-2 years
1.0-4.0 mg/24 hours: 3-4 years
1.0-4.8 mg/24 hours: 5-6 years
1.0-5.6 mg/24 hours: 7-8 years
1.0-7.0 mg/24 hours: 9-10 years
1.5-8.0 mg/24 hours: 11-12 years
2.8-6.8 mg/24 hours: 13-16 year female
2.0-6.0 mg/24 hours: 13-16 year male
2.0-7.0 mg/24 hours: 17-20 year female
3.0-10.0 mg/24 hours: 17-20 year male
2.0-6.0 mg/24 hours: Adult female
3.0-10.0 mg/24 hours: Adult male
CPT code(s):
83491
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
17-Hydroxycorticosteroids
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
17-Hydroxycorticosteroids, COR17
Quest test code 2796

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Quest Diagnostics

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Frequency: Monday-Friday night    
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