Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Plain red, pink (K2EDTA), plasma separator tube, green (sodium heparin), or green (lithium heparin).
Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.
Grossly hemolyzed specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
Reference ranges for 17-Hydroxyprogesterone following stimulation are not well defined, and are dependent on the stimulation method utilized.
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2009479||17-Hydroxyprogesterone 30min, HPLC-MS/MS|