Test Overview
Test Methodology

Quantitative spectrophotometry

Reference Range *

Age and sex specific reference ranges provided with report.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 7 days

Soft Order Code
SO
Synonyms
  • 17-KS
  • Ketosteroids, 17-
  • STEROIDS, 17-KETO
  • 17K
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
ARUP (0080650)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect 24 hour urine specimen. Add 10 gm boric acid or 30 mL 6N HCl as a preservative. Mix well, measure 24 hour urine volume, aliquot into a plastic urine container and refrigerate. Record total 24 hour urine volume and collection dates/times on request form.

Alternate Specimen
Collect with 10 gm Boric Acid (preferred) or 25 mL 50% Acetic Acid or 30 mL 6N HCl. Refrigerate. Acceptable without preservative; ship frozen if preservative is not used. [3/10]
Normal Volume
20 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection
Minimum Volume
10 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection
Additional Information

Test sent to ARUP Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
83586
LOINC
6766-0
NY State Approved
No