Sample type: Blood spot
Test name: 17 OHP a.k.a. 17-hydroxyprogesterone
Condition / Indication: CAH (Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia) treatment monitoring
Special precautions & notes: Not suitable for diagnosis. Results to be used for monitoring known patients with CAH only. Special cards for sample collection, please contact 0117 414 8412. Please collect two bloodspots per time point, each at least 8mm in diameter.
Reference range: Several samples collected as a day profile to assess therapy. Reportable range 1- 800 nmol/L
Container: Special cards available from lab.
Ideal volume (mL): see notes
Referred outside NBT for analysis? No
Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry
Section: Newborn Screening
Turnaround time: 14 days
Perkin Elmer GSP Immunoassay