17-Ketosteroids 24-Hour Urine [15201X]

Test Code
17KETOFRU (S48560)

Quest Code
S48560

CPT Codes
82570, 83586

Includes
CPT code 81050 may be added at an additional charge for volume measurement

Preferred Specimen
20 mL of 24 hour urine preserved in 10 g Boric acid collected in a plastic leak-proof urine container

Minimum Volume
10 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
30 mL 6N HCl • 25 mL 50% acetic acid

Instructions
Collect urine with 10 g Boric acid (preferred) or 25 mL of 50% acetic acid or 30 mL of 6N Hcl acid (acceptable). Keep urine refrigerated during collection.
-Mix well and record the total volume on the test request form and urine container.
Specimen required is 20mL of 24 hrs urine preserved in 10 g Boric acid (preferred) or 25 mL of 50% acetic acid or 30 mL of 6N Hcl acid (acceptable) in a plastic leak-proof urine container. Minimum volume = 10 mL.

Transport Container
Plastic urine container

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (preferred), or frozen (acceptable)

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

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Specimens exceeding stability limit • Specimens without preservatives

Methodology
Colorimetric with Modified Zimmerman Reaction

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues, Fri; Report available: 2-5 days

Limitations
See Laboratory Report

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute Chantilly
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153-0841



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