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Health Encyclopedia 17-hydroxycorticosteroids 12/11/2011
17-OH corticosteroids; 17-OHCS How the test is performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning. Collect all urine in a special container for the next 24 hours.
Health Encyclopedia 17-ketosteroids 11/17/2011
17-ketosteroids are substances that form when the body breaks down male steroid sex hormones called androgens and other hormones released by the adrenal glands in males and females and in the testes in males. This article discusses the laboratory test used to measure the amount of 17-ketosteroids in a urine sample. How the test is performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning. Afterwards, collect all urine in a special container for the next 24 hours.
Health Encyclopedia 17-OH progesterone 05/31/2011
17-hydroxyprogesterone; Progesterone - 17-OH How the test is performed: A blood sample is needed. For information on how this is done, see: Venipuncture . The blood sample is sent to a laboratory for examination. How to prepare for the test: Your doctor may tell you to stop taking any drugs that may cause false test results.
Health Encyclopedia 24-hour urinary aldosterone excretion rate 07/26/2011
Aldosterone - urine How the test is performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning.
Health Encyclopedia 24-hour urine copper test 01/04/2013
Quantitative urinary copper How the test is performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning. Afterwards, collect all urine in a special container for the next 24 hours. On day 2, urinate into the container when you get up in the morning. Cap the container. Keep it in the refrigerator or a cool place during the collection period.
Health Encyclopedia 24-hour urine protein 09/03/2012
Urine protein - 24 hour How the test is performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning. Afterwards, collect all urine in a special container for the next 24 hours. On day 2, urinate into the container when you get up in the morning.
Health Encyclopedia 25-hydroxy vitamin D test 07/19/2012
25-OH vitamin D test; Calcidiol; 25-hydroxycholecalciferol test How the test is performed: A blood sample is needed.
Health Encyclopedia 5'-nucleotidase 02/02/2011
5'-NT How the test is performed: Blood is drawn from a vein, usually from the inside of the elbow or the back of the hand. The site is cleaned with germ-killing medicine (antiseptic). The health care provider wraps an elastic band around the upper arm to apply pressure to the area and make the vein swell with blood.
Health Encyclopedia 5-HIAA 09/09/2012
HIAA; 5-hydroxyindole acetic acid; Serotonin metabolite How the test is performed: A 24-hour urine sample is needed. On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning. Afterwards, collect all urine in a special container for the next 24 hours.
Health Encyclopedia Abdominal CT scan 11/21/2010
Computed tomography scan - abdomen; CT scan - abdomen; CAT scan - abdomen How the test is performed: You will be asked to lie on a narrow table that slides into the center of the CT scanner. Usually, you will lie on your back with your arms raised above the head. Once you are inside the scanner, the machine's x-ray beam rotates around you.
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