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Laboratory Information

Test Name

17 alpha Hydroxyprogesterone

External Price (excl. GST)

$40.18

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