Test Details

17 - HYDROXYPROGESTERONE (17-OHP)

Test Price: ₹ 1500

The analysis of 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHP) 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-OHP is also useful as part of a battery of tests to evaluate females with hirsutism or infertility; both can result from adult-onset CAH.



Test Code:
DVCL0018
Report Delivery:
Sample Tue / Thu / Sat by 9 am; Report Same day
Parameters Included:
0
Category:
Disorders of Adrenal Gland
Pre-Test Information:
An early morning specimen is preferred.
Method:
Radioimmunoassay
Specimen:
2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. An early morning specimen is preferred.
Stability Room:
Stability Refrigerated:
4 days
Stability Frozen:
4 weeks

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