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18-Hydroxycorticosterone by  Mass Spectrometry
2007582
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
18 HYDRO
Methodology
Quantitative Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
5-12 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
Plain red or serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or green (sodium heparin). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells within 1 hour of draw. Transfer 3 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 1 mL) Also acceptable: Plasma. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 3 months 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
200758318-Hydroxycorticosterone1674-1
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Aliases

Performed at Esoterix Endocrinology