17-Ketosteroids, 24 Hour Urine

Alternate Name: 17 KETO

SAL Code:

3429

CPT:

83586

Turn Around Time:

5 days

Setup:

Mon,Wed,Fri

Department:

Special Chemistry

Methodology:

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

Specimen Requirements:

Primary Tube:

24 Hr Urine Container

Primary Substance:

24hUrine

Temperature

Period

Stable Ambient:

4 Hours max

Stable Fridge:

2 weeks

Rejection Criteria:

Improper labeling

Clinical Info:

Assess adrenal androgen production.

Additional Information:

An alternative and more specific test for adrenal androgen function is Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate, Serum.

Sample Collection:

Transfer two 4 mL aliquots from a well-mixed 24-hour urine collection into 2 Standard Transport Tubes.
Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form.
Keep refrigerated.

Test Limitations:

A large number of substances may interfere with this test. Decreases may be caused by carbamazepine, cephaloridine, cephalothin, chlormerodrin, digoxin, glucose, metyrapone, promazine, propoxyphene, reserpine, and others. Increases may be caused by acetone, acetophenide, ascorbic acid, chloramphenicol, chlorothiazide, chlorpromazine, cloxacillin, dexamethasone, erythromycin, ethinamate, etryptamine, methicillin, methyprylon, morphine, oleandomycin, oxacillin, penicillin, phenaglycodol, phenazopyridine, phenothiazine, piperidine, quinidine, secobarbital, spironolactone, and others.

Test Handle Instructions:

Maintain at refrigerated temperature.

Test Information:

Components:

Component Name CPT Loinc
17-Ketosteroids Per 24 Hrs -
Creatinine, Urine by Volume -
Creatinine, Urine per 24 Hr -
Hours Collected -
Total Volume -