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Test ID: CAH21    
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) Profile for 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

87815

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

Yes

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

Preferred screening test for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) that is caused by 21-hydroxylase deficiency

 

Part of a battery of tests to evaluate females with hirsutism or infertility, which can result from adult-onset CAH

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

Preferred screening test for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) that is caused by 21-hydroxylase deficiency. Also useful as part of a battery of tests to evaluate females with hirsutism or infertility, which can result from adult-onset CAH.

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CORTICortisol, SYes, (order CINP)Yes
ANDROAndrostenedione, SYes, (order ANST)Yes
H1717-Hydroxyprogesterone, SYes, (order OHPG)Yes

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

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

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

CAH 21-Hydroxylase Profile

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

17-OHP (17-Hydroxyprogesterone)
21 Hydroxylase Deficiency
Androstenedione
CA21H
CAH (Congenital Adrenal hyperplasia)
Corticosteroids
Cortisol
CYP21
Delta-4-Androstenedione
17-Alpha Hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHP)
Progesterone, 17-Alpha Hydroxy