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Test ID F17HP 17-Hydroxy Progesterone, Urine

Method Name

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Reporting Name

17-Hydroxy Progesterone, U

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

10 mL from a 24-hour urine collection. No special preservative required: hydrochloric acid and boric acid are acceptable Refrigerate  specimen during collection. Send specimen frozen in plastic bottle.


Note:    1. Patient should not be on any Corticosteroid, ACTH, steroid, estrogen, or gonadotropin medication, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to start of urine collection.

            2. Duration and total volume required.

Specimen Minimum Volume

5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Frozen (preferred) 180 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reference Values

Pediatric Reference Ranges:

Newborns and Infants: 3 days to 1 year:  Up to 50 ng/24 hrs

Children: 1 - 8 years:  Up to 300 ng/24 hrs


Adult Reference Ranges:

Male:  Up to 2.0 ug/24 hrs.

Female: Up to 4.5 ug/24 hrs.


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Inter Science Institute

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
F17HP 17-Hydroxy Progesterone, U 9616-4


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0931 17-Hydroxy Progesterone, U 9616-4
Z0920 Units of Measure In Process

Test Classification

This test was performed using a kit that has been approved by the FDA for an alternate matrix. The analytic performance characteristics of this test for the submitted matrix have been determined by Inter Science Institute.