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17-Hydroxycorticosteroids, Urine
0070490
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HYD CORT
Methodology
Quantitative Colorimetry
Performed
Wed, Sat
Reported
3-7 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
24-hour urine. Refrigerated during collection. Also acceptable: Random urine. Freeze within 15 minutes of collection, preservative not required. Reported as mg/L, no reference interval provided. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 12 mL aliquot of urine from a well-mixed 24-hour collection to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. Also acceptable: Specimens refrigerated with preservatives are acceptable. Sample pH must be 5.0 - 7.0. Mix well, add 1 g boric acid/100 mL urine, adjust pH (with boric acid) to 5.0-7.0 and freeze. Record total volume, collection time, and pH on transport tube and test request form. Random specimens without preservative are acceptable if frozen within 15 minutes of collection. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Alkali preservatives (e.g. specimens previously preserved with NaOH). 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours (with preservative); Refrigerated: 1 week (with preservative); Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
Available Separately
Components
Reference Interval
 17 OH-Corticosteriods, Urine - mg/g CRT2.0-6.5 mg/g crt
 OH-Corticosteriods, Urine - per volume4.0-14.0 mg/d
0020473Creatinine, Urine - per 24h
Age
Male
Female
3-8 years140-700 mg/d140-700 mg/d
9-12 years300-1300 mg/d300-1300 mg/d
13-17 years500-2300 mg/d400-1600 mg/d
18-50 years1000-2500 mg/d700-1600 mg/d
51-80 years800-2100 mg/d500-1400 mg/d
81 years and older600-2000 mg/d400-1300 mg/d


Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020207Creatinine, Urine - per volume2161-8
0020208Creatinine, Urine - per 24h2162-6
0097110Total Volume19153-6
0097111Hours Collected30211-7
009825417 OH-Corticosteriods, Urine - mg/g CRT41404-5
009919517 OH-Corticosteroids, Urine - per 24h21036-9
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Aliases
  • 17-Hydroxycorticosteroids
  • 17-Ketogenic Steroid
  • Cortisol Free Urine
  • Free Urinary Cortisol
  • Urinary Free Cortisol