17-Hydroxycorticosteroids and 17-Ketosteroids, 24-hour urine
Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Urine, 24 hour

Results: 2-3 Business days

Description: 17-hydroxycorticosteroid (17-OHCS) is a product formed when the liver and other body tissues break down the steroid hormone, cortisol.

This test can help determine if the body is producing too much of the hormone, cortisol. The test may be used to diagnose Cushing syndrome. This is a disorder that occurs when the body has a high level of cortisol.

Methodology: Colorimetric

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.