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17 Ketosteroids, Urine

Urine 17 Ketosteriods, 17-Ketosteroids, 17-KS, 17 KS , ARUP #80650, EPIC: LAB6080, SOFT: X17KS

Instructions

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: 24 hour urine sample with no preservative.

  • Keep 24 hour urine specimen iced or refrigerated during collection.
  • Include start and end dates and times for the collection period on the specimen container.
Urine Preservative Options
No Preservative
6N Hydrochloric Acid
Boric Acid (10g)
Sodium Carbonate
50% Acetic Acid
Preferred
Acceptable
Unacceptable
Unacceptable
Unacceptable

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Maintain specimens refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F) prior to transport.

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: Entire 24 hour urine collection, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Rejection Criteria

  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated. 

Storage

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

Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
Results available in 2-6 days.

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

Quantitative Spectrophotometry.

Clinical Utility

This assay aids in the diagnosis of patients with suspected Cushing's diease, adrenogenital syndrome, and other disorders with steroid biosynthetic defects.

CPT Code

83586.

Test Codes

ARUP #80650, EPIC: LAB6080, SOFT: X17KS

Last Updated

7/11/2019