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17 Ketosteroids, Urine

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The 17 Ketosteroids test is a diagnostic assessment that measures the levels of 17-ketosteroids in a patient's urine. These steroids are important markers of adrenal gland function and are associated with various hormonal conditions, providing insights into adrenal gland function and related hormonal disorders.
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17 Ketosteroids, Urine 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 Ketosteroids, Urine with a clear pricing structure.

The 17 Ketosteroids, Urine Price in Mumbai is ₹ 3,950 .

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.

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This test measures the concentration of 17-ketosteroids in the urine.
• The test is typically performed to diagnose and monitor adrenal gland disorders, such as Cushing's syndrome and congenital adrenal hyperplasia. • It helps assess the production of cortisol and other related hormones. • It also helps in the evaluation of adrenal and gonadal disorders.
• This test is recommended when there is suspicion of adrenal gland dysfunction. • It is often ordered for individuals exhibiting symptoms like excessive fatigue, weight gain, or abnormal hair growth, which may be indicative of hormonal disorders.
A positive result may suggest elevated levels of 17-ketosteroids in the urine, which could indicate adrenal gland abnormalities.
The test involves collecting a urine sample, usually over a 24-hour period. The sample is then analyzed using column chromatography to measure 17-ketosteroid levels.
Patients may be advised to follow specific instructions, such as avoiding certain medications or dietary restrictions, before collecting the urine sample for the test. Many analytes like VMA, 5 HIAA, and adrenaline may require drug avoidance as well as bananas, tea, coffee, and cold drink avoidance for accurate results and such history to be conveyed to the lab. It's essential to follow your healthcare provider's guidance for accurate results.
Additional tests that may be ordered alongside the 17 Ketosteroids test include hormonal assays to assess cortisol and other adrenal hormones.
The 17 Ketosteroids test may also be referred to as the 17-KS test.
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