Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
18 HYDRO
Methodology

Quantitative Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-16 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red or Serum Separator Tube (SST). Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or Green (Sodium Heparin).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells within 1 hour of collection. Transfer 3 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 1 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82542

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2007583 18-Hydroxycorticosterone 1674-1
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Aliases
18-Hydroxycorticosterone by Mass Spectrometry

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