Lab Test

Progesterone, 17

17-OHP, 17-alphahydroxyprogesterone, hydroxyprogesterone, 17alpha-, Progesterone, 17-OH- (17-Alpha-hydroxyprogesterone) , ARUP #92332, EPIC: LAB7000, SOFT: X17YP

Instructions

A number of drugs are known to influence endocrine function directly, or to interfere with assay methodology. Whenever possible, physicians should consider discontinuing all drugs, except those necessary to the patient's well-being, several days prior to sample collection. Always note any drugs being administered on the Test Request Form.

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect (preferred specimen): One Gold-top SST tube.
Also acceptable: One plain Red-top tube or one Dark Green Sodium Heparin tube.

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 1.0 mL serum, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Min: 0.3 mL)

Rejection Criteria

  • Grossly hemolyzed specimens.
  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

Storage

Store specimen frozen.

Performed

Sunday - Saturday.
Results available in 2-5 days.

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS).

CPT Code

83498.

Test Codes

ARUP #92332, EPIC: LAB7000, SOFT: X17YP

Last Updated

7/11/2019

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