Test Overview
Test Methodology

Colorimetric

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.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Sunday - Thursday
Analytic Time

1 day

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Synonyms
  • 17-KS
  • Ketosteroids, 17-
  • STEROIDS, 17-KETO
  • 17K
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo Wild 51 (ZW51) (Quest 21826)
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 Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Quest Diagnostics.

Billing
CPT Code
83586
LOINC
6766-0
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