17-Ketosteroids, Urine

Message
Order in ARUP Connect 


Test Code
PESOT/ESOT 17-Ketosteroids, Urine


Alias/See Also
ARUP test code 80650


CPT Codes
83586

Includes
17-Ketosteroids per 24 hr.
Creatinine, urine per 24 hr.


Preferred Specimen
Transfer two 4 mL aliquots from a well-mixed 24-hour urine collection into 2 ARUP Standard Transport Tubes or 2 ARUP Standard Transport Tubes containing 20 mg Sulfamic Acid (ARUP supply #48098

) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or by contacting ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 3 mL/aliquot)


Instructions
24-hour urine. Refrigerate during collection.
Adequate refrigeration is the most important aspect of specimen preservation.

 


Transport Container
2 ARUP Standard Transport Tubes or 2 ARUP Standard Transport Tubes containing 20 mg Sulfamic Acid
Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form.


Transport Temperature
Refrigerated


Specimen Stability
Ambient: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 2 weeks
Frozen: 1 month


Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry

Setup Schedule
Mon, Wed, Fri


Report Available
1-5 days from receipt at ARUP labs


Limitations
Reference intervals for random urine samples (mg/L) are not available.

Per 24h calculations are provided to aid interpretation for collections with a duration of 24 hours and an average daily urine volume. For specimens with notable deviations in collection time or volume, ratios of analytes to a corresponding urine creatinine concentration may assist in result interpretation.




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.