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11 DEOXYCORTISOL(COMPOUND S)

Test Code: 2606
CPT: 82634
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST Top tube or 1 Lavender Top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow SST tube to clot(30 minutes). Gently invert Lavender tube to mix. Centrifuge specimens within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic leak proof transport tube. Label tube either plasma or serum. Freeze specimen immediately.



17-A-OH-PROGESTERONE

Test Code: 201
CPT: 83498
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



17-HYDROXYCORTICOSTERIODS, 24 HR URINE

Test Code: 1711
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Prior to collection add 25 ml of 50% Acetic Acid or 30 ml of 6N HCl to the 24 Hour Collection Conatiner. Instruct patient to collect urine in container. Mix specimen well. Aliquot 20 ml of 24 Hour Urine into a plastic, leak-proof container. Record Total Volume on the container and requisition. Store specimen refrigerated.



17-HYDROXYPREGNENOLONE

Test Code: 392
CPT: 84143
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 plain red top tube. Avoid hemolysis. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



17-Ketogenic Steroids, Urine

Test Code: 197
CPT: 84311
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 20 ml
Memo: Collect 24 hour urine specimen in a 24 hour urine container where 25 ml of 50% acetic acid has been added prior to collection. Mix sample well. Aliquot 100 ml of 24 hour urine into a plastic, leak-proof sterile container. Store specimen at room temperature. Record total volume on requisition and container.



17-KETOSTEROIDS, 24 HR URINE

Test Code: 421
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: Prior to collection add 25 ml of 50% Acetic Acid, 30 ml 6N HCl or 10 g Boric Acid to the 24 Hour Collection Conatiner. Instruct patient to collect urine in container. Mix specimen well. Aliquot 20 ml of 24 Hour Urine into a plastic, leak-proof container. Record Total Volume on the container and requisition. Store specimen refrigerated.



17-KETOSTEROIDS, RANDOM URINE

Test Code: 2292
CPT: 83586
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 5 ml of random urine in a plastic, leak-proof container. Keep refrigerated.



2 HR.POST GLUC.

Test Code: 1642
CPT: 82950
Preferred Specimen: GREY x 2
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml per tube
Memo: PATIENT MUST BE FASTING AT START OF TEST. Collect 2 tubes in Total from patient. Collect the first tube from a fasting patient. Label tube with Fasting. Collect 1 grey-top tube 2 hours from after patient eats an adequate meal( breakfast or lunch) or 75 g Glucose load. Patient must complete meal within 15-20 minutes from start. Gently invert tube to mix. Refrigerate specimen.



21-HYDROXYLASE ANTIBODY

Test Code: 1839
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



5' NUCLEOTIDASE

Test Code: 216
CPT: 83915
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



5-HIAA (Serotonin), Random

Test Code: 186
CPT: 83497
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS: Patient should avoid food high in indoles(avocado, banana, tomato, plum, walnut, pineapple, and eggplant), tobacco, tea, and coffee 3 days before draw. Collect 10 ml of random urine in a sterile, plastic, leak-proof container. Indicate random urine on the container and requistion. Freeze specimen immediately.



5HIAA (Serotonin), 24 hr Urine

Test Code: 169
CPT: 83497
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS: Patient should avoid food high in indoles(avocado, banana, tomato, plum, walnut, pineapple, and eggplant), tobacco, tea, and coffee 3 days before draw. Collect 24-hour urine with 15 g Boric Acid or 25 mL 6N HCl or 25 mL 50% Acetic Acid or unpreserved. Refrigerate specimen during collection. Mix specimen well. Aliquot 10 ml of Well-mixed 24-hour urine into a plastic, leak-proof container. Record total volume and age on the container and requistion. Store specimen at room temperature.