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

17 OH PREGNENOLONE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
17OHPR      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 84143.01         Geisinger Epic ID: 18878

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.4 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 24 hours. Refrigerated: 5 days. Frozen: 28 days.
Rejection criteria:
Received room temperature. Stability limits exceeded. Collection in Serum separator tube(SST®). Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, grossly icteric.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Accompanies report.
CPT code(s):
84143
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-Hydroxypregnenolone
Methodology:
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
17 HYDROXYPREGNENOLONE, Quest test code 8352

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Sunday-Friday nights. Report available: 4-7 days    
Performed stat? No
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