17-OHP, 17-alphahydroxyprogesterone, hydroxyprogesterone, 17alpha-, Progesterone, 17-OH- (17-Alpha-hydroxyprogesterone) , ARUP #92332, EPIC: LAB7000, SOFT: X17YP
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)
- Grossly hemolyzed specimens.
- Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.
Store specimen frozen.
Sunday - Saturday.
Results available in 2-5 days.
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS).
ARUP #92332, EPIC: LAB7000, SOFT: X17YP
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