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17HPE / 500163E
17-HYDROXYPROGESTERONE, PEDIATRIC, SERUM

Test Code 17HPE / 500163E 
Test 17-HYDROXYPROGESTERONE, PEDIATRIC, SERUM 
Methodology High-Presure Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS) 
Description Useful as the best screening test for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) caused by either 11-hydroxylase of 21-hydroxylase deficiency.

NOTE: Please order this test if patient is 16 years of age or younger.
For adult patients order 17-HYDROXYPROGESTERONE, SERUM (17PO6) 

Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and separate serum within one hour. Send 1.0 mL (minimum volume: 0.1 mL - does not allow for repeat testing) of serum FROZEN in a plastic, screw-capped vial. 
Reference Values PREMATURE INFANTS
26-28 Weeks, Day 4: 124 - 841 ng/dL
31-35 Weeks, Day 4: 26 - 568 ng/dL
Full-term Infants:
3 days: 7 - 77 ng/dL
1-11 Months (male): Levels increase after the first week to
peak values ranging from 40-200 ng/dL between 30 and 60 days.
Values then decline to prepubertal range of 3-90 before one
year.
1-11 Months (female): 13-106 ng/dL

Puberty (Male):
Tanner Stage 1 (Age: <9.8 Years)
Range 3-90 ng/dL (Mean: 38 ng/dL)
Tanner Stage 2 (Age: 9.8-14.5 Years)
Range 5-115 ng/dL (Mean: 51 ng/dL)
Tanner Stage 3 (Age: 10.7-15.4 Years)
Range 10-138 ng/dL (Mean: 57 ng/dL)
Tanner Stage 4 (Age: 11.8-16.2 Years)
Range 29-180 ng/dL (Mean: 80 ng/dL)
Tanner Stage 5 (Age: 12.8-17.3 Years)
Range 24-175 ng/dL (Mean 97 ng/dL)

Adult (Male):
Range 27-199 ng/dL

Puberty (Female):
Tanner Stage 1 (Age: <9.2 Years)
Range 3-82 ng/dL (Mean: 31 ng/dL)
Tanner Stage 2 (Age: 9.2-13.7 Years)
Range 11-98 ng/dL (Mean: 49 ng/dL)
Tanner Stage 3 (Age: 10.0-14.4 Years)
Range 11-155 ng/dL (Mean: 70 ng/dL)
Tanner Stage 4 (Age: 10.7-15.6 Years)
Range 18-230 ng/dL (Mean: 91 ng/dL)
Tanner Stage 5 (Age: 11.8-18.6 Years)
Range 20-265 ng/dL (Mean: 108 ng/dL)

Adult (Female):
Follicular: 15-70 ng/dL
Luteal: 35-290 ng/dL 

Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 83498