This test is used to screen for, detect, and monitor treatment for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), which is a group of autosomal recessive diseases characterized by a deficiency of cortisol and an excess of ACTH concentration.
This test is also used to monitor cortisol replacement therapy and evaluating infertility and adrenal and ovarian neoplasms.
A woman who experiences increased growth of facial and body hair (hirsutism) or other symptoms that could be related to elevated male sex hormones (virilization).
An early morning collection may be requested; it may also be requested that the blood sample be collected at a specific time during a woman’s menstrual cycle.
17-Hydroxyprogesterone, LC/MS/MS – TC – 17180
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.