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ID:307 17-Hydroxyprogesterone (saliva)
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DescriptionUsed in the investigation, diagnosis and monitoring of CAH patients. Urgent assays by arrangement ext 67043
IndicationMonitoring/Managing CAH patients
Additional Info Send to: Specialist Laboratory Medicine Block 46 St James hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationMonitoring patients is difficult due to intrinsic diurnal rhythms in 17OHP, episodic nature of secretion, timing of sample collection in relation to glucocorticoid dose. Better to obtain profiles throughout the day using saliva.

Ref. Range (Male)See note
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesIn 21-hydroxylase deficiency patients showing adequate control: 08:00h - 650-2800 pmol/l, 12:00h - 350-1700 pmol/l, 16:00h - 220-1500 pmol/l, 22:00h - 170-1100 pmol/l
Unitspmol/L


IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : . Last edited on 23/01/2020 08:56:09. Published By RB on 23/01/2019 08:56:09.