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Test Code:
17OHP

Order Name:
17-Hydroxy progesterone (Blood) **

 
Useful For:

The analysis of 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHPG) is 1 of the 3 analytes along with cortisol and androstenedione, that constitutes the best screening test for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), caused by either 11- or 21-hydroxylase deficiency.

Analysis for 17-OHPG is also useful as part of a battery of tests to evaluate females with hirsutism or infertility; both can result from adult-onset CAH

 
Methodology:
Radio immunoassay (RIA)
 
AliasesName:
17-OH Progesterone
17 Alphahydroxyprogesterone
17 Hydroxy Progesterone, Serum
Hydroxyprogesterone
Progesterone, 17-Hydroxy
 
 
 
Test Code:
17OHP

Order Name:
17-Hydroxy progesterone (Blood) **

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Blood/ Plain blood (Red top) 6 mL, 1 tube
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Serum, minimum volume 2 mL
 
Sub Mission Container:
Plastic tube
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC 7 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
17OHP

Order Name:
17-Hydroxy progesterone (Blood) **

 
Method detail:
Radio immunoassay (RIA)
 
Schedule:
N/A **Sent Out to Chulalongkorn
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to reported within 7 days
(exception for official holidays)
 
Performing Location:
CMDL, Chulalongkorn
Referral Lab Services, Laboratory Department 14160-2
 
 
 
Test Code:
17OHP

Order Name:
17-Hydroxy progesterone (Blood) **

 
 
Clinical Information:

The analysis of 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHPG) is 1 of the 3 analytes along with cortisol and androstenedione, that constitutes the best screening test for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), caused by either 11- or 21-hydroxylase deficiency.

Analysis for 17-OHPG is also useful as part of a battery of tests to evaluate females with hirsutism or infertility; both can result from adult-onset CAH

 
Reference Value:
0.1 - 1.5 ng/mL
 
Clinical Reference:
  1. https://cmdl.md.chula.ac.th (Retrieved: 27 May 2020) 
  2. www.mayomedicallaboratories.com (Retrieved: 27 May 2020)