17-Hydroxycorticosteroids and 17-Ketosteroids, 24-Hour Urine [15203X]

Test Code

CPT Codes
83491, 83586


Preferred Specimen
40 mL aliquot of a well mixed preserved 24-hour urine, submitted in a plastic, leak-proof container

Minimum Volume
20 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Urine in 25 mL 6N HCl, or 10 g Boric Acid submitted in a plastic, leak-proof container

Submit 24-hour urine, preserved with 25 mL 50% Acetic Acid (preferred), or 25 mL 6N HCl, or 10 g Boric Acid (acceptable) during collection. Please specify on the request form and on the urine container the total 24-hour urine volume.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Colorimetric (C)

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.