17 – KETOSTEROIDS, 24–HOUR URINE

17-ketosteroids (17-KS) are derived from adrenal cortex and testes and are excreted in the urine. These are metabolites of adrenal and gonadal androgenic steroids. In men, 60-70% & in women nearly 100% of these are produced in the adrenal cortex. They are useful in evaluating gonadal and adrenal disorders.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    No special preparation required
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample Daily by 4 pm; Report 3 days
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