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17-Hydroxyprogesterone

Source Blood
Mnemonic 17H
Specimen Requirements

1 x 4 mL red top tube

Minimum Whole Blood Volumes for Microcollections

Specimen Handling

PSC and RRL: 
Centrifuge and aliquot prior to sending to DSC.

Extra-regional: 
Centrifuge, aliquot and freeze serum prior to sending to DSC.

DSC: 
Freeze serum upon receipt in lab.

Additional Information Testing not performed on urine. Test should not be collected on infants less than 24 hours old, due to contamination by maternal 17-OHP.
Testing Location Analytical Toxicology
Testing Frequency

Weekly

Alternate Name(s) Pregnanetriol, 17-OH-Progesterone
Reference Interval

Gender

Age

Reference Interval

Male and Female

< 15 d

17-Hydroxyprogesterone is increased in premature infants.

After 3 days, > 50 nmol/L requires immediate review by an endocrinologist.

15 d to 1 y

< 3.4 nmol/L

1 y to 8 y

< 1.0 nmol/L

Female

8 y to 18 y

Prepubertal: < 1.0 nmol/L

Follicular Phase: < 2.4 nmol/L

Luteal Phase: < 8.6 nmol/L

18 y to 139 y

Follicular Phase:  < 2.4 nmol/L

Luteal Phase:  < 8.6 nmol/L

Post-Menopausal:  < 1.5 nmol/L

≥ 140 y

(aka unknown)

Prepubertal:  < 1.0 nmol/L

Follicular Phase:  < 2.4 nmol/L

Luteal Phase:  < 8.6 nmol/L

Post-Menopausal:  < 1.5 nmol/L

Male

8 y to 18 y

Prepubertal: < 1.0 nmol/L

Adult: < 6.0 nmol/L

18 y to 139 y

< 6.0 nmol/L

≥ 140 y

(aka unknown)

Prepubertal: < 1.0 nmol/L

Adult: < 6.0 nmol/L

Unknown

< 8 y

< 15 d: 17-Hydroxyprogesterone is increased in premature infants. After 3 days, > 50 nmol/L requires immediate review by an endocrinologist.

15 d to 1 y:  < 3.4 nmol/L

Prepubertal:  < 1.0 nmol/L

8 to 140 y

Prepubertal:  < 1.0 nmol/L

Follicular Phase:  < 2.4 nmol/L

Luteal Phase:  < 8.6 nmol/L

Post-Menopausal:  < 1.5 nmol/L

Male, Adult:  < 6.0 nmol/L

≥ 140 y

(aka unknown)

< 15 d: 17-Hydroxyprogesterone is increased in premature infants. After 3 days, > 50 nmol/L requires immediate review by an endocrinologist.

15 d to 1 y:  < 3.4 nmol/L

Prepubertal:  < 1.0 nmol/L

Follicular Phase:  < 2.4 nmol/L

Luteal Phase:  < 8.6 nmol/L

Post-Menopausal:  < 1.5 nmol/L

Male, Adult:  < 6.0 nmol/L