17 OHP

Container: Li heparin (green top)

Sample type: Plasma

Test name: 17 OHP a.k.a. 17-hydroxyprogesterone

Condition / Indication: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia - Diagnosis.

Special precautions & notes: Please discuss request with laboratory. Plasma recommended for Diagnosis (Bloodspot 17OHP is available for monitoring known CAH patients).

Reference range: Reference range quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.

Container: Li heparin (green top)

Alternative container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 14 days

Referral location: Endocrine Laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Immunology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW