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Test ID NBLD0039 17-Ketosteroids, 24 Hour Urine

Container Type

24 hour urine container

Specimen Type/Requirements

Aliquot from a well mixed 24 hour urine specimen.


Specimen Volume

20 mL

Minimum Volume

10 mL


Room Temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days (if pH is less than 7.5)
Frozen: 30 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature



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

Performed Test Frequency

Tuesday and Friday a.m.


Colorimetric with modified Zimmerman Reaction



Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

Analytical 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