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17 - Ketosteroids, Urine

Mnemonic:    [U24 17Ktoster]
Name:    17 - Ketosteroids, Urine
Specimen:    Two 4 mL aliquot from a 24 hour urine collection. Refrigerate during collection.
Minimum Spec:    4 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0080650
  Method:    Spectrophotometry
Processing Info:    Submit two separate 4 mL aliquots to ARUP. Record 24 hr volume on the tube.

See ARUP website for additional information about stabilizing sample for transport. Refrigeration is the most important aspect of specimen preservation.

Collection instructions for a 24 hour urine sample