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Health Illustrated 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 Illustrated 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 Illustrated 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 Illustrated 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 Illustrated 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 Illustrated 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 Illustrated 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 Illustrated 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 Illustrated 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 Illustrated Encyclopedia Aarskog syndrome 11/14/2011
Facial-digital-genital syndrome Causes, incidence, and risk factors: Aarskog syndrome is a genetic disorder that is linked to the X chromosome. It affects mainly males, but females may have a milder form. The condition is caused by changes (mutations) in a gene called "faciogenital dysplasia" ( FGD1 ).
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