17 alpha Hydroxyprogesterone

Laboratory Information

Test Name 17 alpha Hydroxyprogesterone
External Price (excl. GST) $39.39
Constituent Tests

Specimen Collection

Patient Specimen SST (gold), Heparin (light green)
Paediatric Specimen 0.6 mL Plain(Red top tube) if under 1 month of age
Minimum Volume 0.3 mL serum

Test Information

Department Biochemistry
Test Availability Monthly
Laboratory Testing Time 28 days
Method RIA
Unit Of Measurement nmol/L
Reference Interval

Female follicular phase  -  0.3 - 3.3

Female luteal phase     -    2.9 - 15

Adult male       -       1.8 - 10.4 

Additional Information

This assay is not suitable for neonates under 1 month of age. Please refer these samples to Auckland in the first instance.

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Transport Frozen

Electronic Information

Registration Code PROG17A
HL7Mapping Code $PROG17A