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Test ID NBLD0039 17-Ketosteroids, 24 Hour Urine

Specimen Type/Requirements

24 hour urine container - Send aliquot from a well mixed 24 hour urine specimen.


Keep urine specimen refrigerated during collection.


Ship urine aliquot frozen.


24 hour total volume is required.


24-Hour Urine Collection Instructions English

24-Hour Urine Collection Instructions Spanish


Specimen Volume


Preferred Volume   20.0 mL  
Minimum Volume   10.0 mL  




Room Temperature   8 hours    
Refrigerated   7 days   if pH is less than 7.5  
Frozen   30 days   Preferred for transport  


Performed Test Frequency

Tuesday and Friday a.m.


Colorimetric with modified Zimmerman Reaction



Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

Analytic Time

1 - 4 days

Interface Build Information

Result Code Result Code Description  
6469 Volume 24 Hour Urine
1136 Creatinine 24 Hour Urine
127 17-Ketosteroid Urine