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17-Hydroxy-Progesterone, Serum

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Overview

The 17-Hydroxy-Progesterone test is a diagnostic assessment conducted using a serum sample to measure the levels of 17-hydroxy-progesterone in the bloodstream. This test is crucial for evaluating adrenal gland function and diagnosing certain hormone-related conditions. It provides insights into adrenal gland function and disorders such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH).
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17-Hydroxy-Progesterone, Serum Price

Metropolis Healthcare is a leading diagnostics centre and pathology lab in India equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies that provides the 17-Hydroxy-Progesterone, Serum with a clear pricing structure.

The 17-Hydroxy-Progesterone, Serum Price in Mumbai is ₹ 1,715 .

We are committed to deliver accurate and quality results from the best labs in India with complete transparency regarding test cost and turnaround time. No matter where you are, we strive to offer patients high-quality service that is affordable and accessible.

Frequently Asked Questions

This test measures the concentration of 17-hydroxy-progesterone in the serum.
• The test is typically performed to diagnose and monitor adrenal gland disorders, especially congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) • It helps assess the production of hormones, including cortisol, in the adrenal glands. • It helps in monitoring cortisol replacement therapy • It helps in evaluating infertility • It is useful in evaluating adrenal and ovarian neoplasm
• This test is recommended when there is a suspicion of adrenal gland dysfunction or CAH. • It is often ordered for individuals, including newborns, who exhibit symptoms or have a family history of CAH.
A positive result may indicate elevated levels of 17-hydroxy-progesterone, which could be indicative of adrenal gland abnormalities or CAH.
The test involves a blood draw, where a healthcare professional collects a serum sample from a vein, typically in the arm. The procedure is minimally invasive and relatively quick.
Patients may be advised to follow specific instructions, such as fasting or discontinuing certain medications, before the test. Adhering to the healthcare provider's guidelines is essential for accurate test results.
Additional tests that may be ordered alongside the 17-Hydroxy-Progesterone test include hormonal assays to assess cortisol and other adrenal hormones. • Cortisol Testing: Testing cortisol levels can provide additional information about adrenal function and help differentiate between various adrenal disorders. • ACTH Stimulation Test: This test involves injecting synthetic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and measuring cortisol levels in response. It helps determine the cause of adrenal insufficiency or Cushing's syndrome. • Dexamethasone Suppression Test: This test involves administering dexamethasone, a synthetic corticosteroid, and measuring cortisol levels to assess adrenal function and diagnose conditions like Cushing's syndrome. • Aldosterone and Renin Testing: They can help diagnose disorders like primary aldosteronism or secondary aldosteronism.
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