17 ALPHA - HYDROXY PROGESTERONE

17 ALPHA - HYDROXY PROGESTERONE17 ALPHA - HYDROXY PROGESTERONE

17 ALPHA - HYDROXY PROGESTERONE

Method of Collection:

Volume as mentioned on gel vacutainer (Yellow)


Days for reporting:

2 Days


Reference:

S Unit : Method : EIA Method
0 54,750 F 0.30 0.90 0.30 - 0.90

0 54,750 M 0.30 0.90 0.30 - 0.90

 


Why is the Test Done?

This test is done as a part of newborn screening to detect congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency. It is also used for diagnosing CAH in older children and adults who may have a milder, "late-onset" form. It also helps in monitoring treatment response in patiwnt with  21-hydroxylase deficiency. An ACTH stimulation test is done as a follow-up test to assess response to treatment in patients of CAH.


How to prepare for the Test:

No preparation is needed


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