Days Set Up
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Analytic Time

3-7 days

MiChart Code
17 Hydroxy Pregnenolone, serum
Soft Order Code
17PRG

Test Updated:

Synonyms

17 Hydroxypregnenolone
17-OH Pregnenolone
Hydroxypregnenolone, 17-
HYPL
17 HYDROXY PREGNENOLONE
17PRG

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Test Usage

Ancillary test for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), particularly in situations in which a diagnosis of 21-hydroxylase and 11-hydroxylase deficiency have been ruled out; for confirming a diagnosis of 3-b-hydroxydehydrogenase (3-b-HSD) deficiency and 17-alphahydroxylase deficiency; and as part of a battery of tests to evaluate females with hirsutism or infertility, both of which can result from adult-onset CAH.

Reference Range

Age and sex specific reference ranges provided with report.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
84143
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
6765-2

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.