21DOC - Overview: 21-Deoxycortisol, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: 21DOC    
21-Deoxycortisol, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

As an adjunct to measurement of 17-hydroxyprogesterone, androstenedione, and cortisol in the diagnosis of difficult cases of suspected 21-hydroxylase (CYP21A2) deficiency

 

Identifying heterozygote CYP21A2 deficiency carriers

 

As an adjunct to measurements of 17-hydroxyprogesterone, androstenedione, testosterone, and, in females, estradiol in the follow-up of children with CYP21A2 deficiency

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Steroid Pathways in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

21-Deoxycortisol, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

21-Deoxycortisol
Deoxycortisol
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