Lab Test

Progesterone, 17

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

Test Codes

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 Heparin tube.

Physician Office/Draw Specimen Preparation

Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells. 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). (Minimum: 0.3 mL)

Rejection Criteria

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

In-Lab Processing

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

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

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): Unacceptable
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 7 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 6 months

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Sendout Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT.

Performed

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

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

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

CPT Codes

83498

Contacts

Last Updated

10/23/2019

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