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Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

17-KETOSTEROIDS FR UR

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
KET17      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 83593         Geisinger Epic ID: 6787

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
24-hour urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
20 mL aliquot of 24-hour urine, preserved with 25 mL of 50% acetic acid (preferred) or with 30 mL 6N HCl or 10 g boric acid; minimum 10 mL
Special notes:
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). Also record patient's age and sex and date and time of collection.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or frozen specimen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated: 1 week. Frozen: 1 month (-20°C)
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Included in report.
CPT code(s):
83586
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-Ketosteroids, 24-Hour Urine.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
17-KETOSTEROIDS, (17-KS) 24-HR URINE
Quest test code 2776

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Thursday, Sunday evening    
Performed stat? No
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