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STEROID PANEL FOR PCOS / NON-CLASSICAL CAH DIFFERENTIATION

Nonclassical 21-Hydroxylase deficiency of CAH manifests in childhood or post puberty. Affected patients shows evidence of androgen excess. This test helps to differentiate PCOS from CAH.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Sample will be taken between 8-10 am. For menstruating females, sample should be given in first 10 days of the menstrual cycle.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample Mon / Thu by 9 am; Report Wed / Sat
  • Components:
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Sample Report

Test Name STEROID PANEL FOR PCOS / NON-CLASSICAL CAH DIFFERENTIATION
Report Availability Sample Mon / Thu by 9 am; Report Wed / Sat
Code G193
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. 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