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17-OH-Progesterone (OHP), serum

Fee code: 55915

Aliases: 17-Hydroxyprogesterone, 17OHP

Method description

Radioimmunoassay

Delivery time

10 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

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Specimen type

Serum

Specimen volume

1 mL

Specimen minimum volume

0,5 mL

Collection instructions

Fasting for 8 hours. In women of reproductive age the sample should be obtained in the first half of the follicular phase (days 3-7 of menstrual cycle)

Preanalytic treatment

Centrifuge at 3000 rpm 10 minutes

Transport conditions

Refrigerated if it is sent in the first 4 hours after extraction. After 4 hours is recommended to send the sample frozen

Rejection criteria

Results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
17-OH-Progesterone 0,2 - 1 ng/mL Females   Follicular phase (day 3)
17-OH-Progesterone 1 - 4 ng/mL Females   Luteal phase
17-OH-Progesterone < 8 ng/mL Children < 7 días 
17-OH-Progesterone 0,6 - 2 ng/mL Males  

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