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.
Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your 17 - Hydroxycorticosteroids Random Urine. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for 17 - Hydroxycorticosteroids Random Urine.
Stop drugs such as Ampicillin and OCP before your test.
|MALE||All age groups||4 - 14mg/24 hrs|
|FEMALE||All age groups||2 - 12 mg/dl|