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17-Hydroxyprogesterone - LC-MS/MS, Serum/Plasma

Test ID: B17OHPB

Test

Aliases/Synonyms

17-Hydroxy Progesterone

Method

LC-MS/MS

Report Includes

17-Hydroxyprogesterone

Specimens

Serum; Plasma

Test Location

Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto ON M5G 1X8

Test Version

30-Mar-2023

Specimen

Specimens

Serum; Plasma

Collection Containers

Preferred

Gold top (clot activator & gel)

Acceptable

Lavender top (EDTA)

Sample Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Separate serum from cells within 90 minutes of collection. Store and send cold or frozen.

Stability

Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen 2 months

Additional Stability Information

Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

Test Version

30-Mar-2023

Performance / Interpretation

Method

LC-MS/MS

Turnaround Time

16 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
17-Hydroxyprogesterone nmol/L
  • Paediatric Female & Male
  • 0 to 14 days: 0.0 - 4.8
  • 14 days to < 1 y: 0.1 - 3.4
  • 1 to < 12 y: 0.1 - 1.1
  • 12 to < 14 y: 0.0 - 2.0
  • 14 to < 16 y: 0.0 - 4.2
  • 16 to < 19 y: 0.0 - 3.9
  • Adult Female
  • Follicular: < 5.6
  • Midcycle: < 6.8
  • Luteal: < 8.6
  • Post Menopausal: < 1.4
  • Adult Male
  • 19 to 30 y: 1.0 - 9.3
  • 31 to 40 y: 1.3 - 5.9
  • 41 to 50 y: 1.0 - 5.9
  • 51 to 60 y: 1.1 - 3.9

Test Location

Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto ON M5G 1X8

Test Version

30-Mar-2023

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
B17OHPB 3969817-OH Progesterone, blood nmol/L

Test Version

30-Mar-2023