17-Ketosteroids - Urine

17-Ketosteroids - Urine

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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 by the testes in males. This test is ordered if you have signs of a disorder associated with abnormal levels of androgens.

This Test Includes

17-Ketosteroids Urine

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • 17 - Ketosteroids - Urine Value

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

If you have signs of a disorder associated with abnormal levels of androgens.

What is this test

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 by the testes in males.