|ID:307 ||17-Hydroxyprogesterone (saliva)||Search Links: General Info : Protocols : Patient Info|
|Description||Used in the investigation, diagnosis and monitoring of CAH patients. Urgent assays by arrangement ext 67043|
|Indication||Monitoring/Managing CAH patients
Specialist Laboratory Medicine
St James hospital
|Interpretation||Monitoring 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 Notes||In 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|
|IP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|IP Routine TAT||28 days|
|GP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|GP Routine TAT||28 days|
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