STEROID PANEL 1: 6 STEROIDS

Biosynthesis of active steroid hormones occurs in gonads, adrenal glands and other tissues. All these are synthesized by the enzymatic modification of cholesterol. Comprehensive assessment of steroidogenic biosynthetic pathway is useful to screen both common & rare forms of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and other syndromes of adrenal hyper / hypofunction. This kind of assessment facilitates evaluation of precursors / product ratios thereby increasing diagnostic discrimination of adrenal enzymatic disorders.

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  • Pre-test Information:
    Sample will be taken between 8-10 am OR 4-6 pm.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample Mon / Thu by 9 am; Report Wed / Sat
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Sample Report

Test Name STEROID PANEL 1: 6 STEROIDS
Report Availability Sample Mon / Thu by 9 am; Report Wed / Sat
Code G195
Category Disorders of Adrenal Gland
Specimen 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 Red Top (No Additive) tube. Do not use SST gel barrier tubes. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Diurnal variation present; take sample between 8-10 am OR 4-6 pm. Specify time and date on specimen container and test request form.
Stability Room 8 hrs
Stability Refrigerated 7 days
Stability Frozen 7 weeks
Method LC-MS/MS