STEROID PANEL FOR CONGENITAL ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA (CAH)

This assay helps to differentiate 4 common enzyme deficiencies of CAH viz., 21-Hydroxylase, 11β-Hydroxylase, 17-Hydroxylase & 3-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase deficiencies. Steroid profiling by LC-MS/MS improves the positive predictive value of newborn screening for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Diurnal variation present; sample to be taken between 8-10 am OR 4-6 pm.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample Mon / Thu by 9 am; Report Wed / Sat
  • Components:
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Sample Report

Test Name STEROID PANEL FOR CONGENITAL ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA (CAH)
Report Availability Sample Mon / Thu by 9 am; Report Wed / Sat
Code G191
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