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DHEA-Sulfate *

SIM

13180 

CPT

82627 

Synonyms

DHEA-S, Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate;DHEA-SO4 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Red –top or gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

Volume: 1 ml.
Min. volume:0.3 ml.(This volume does not allow for repeat testing)

Additional Information

Aid in the evaluation of androgen excess .DHEA-S is a steroid hormone. DHEA-S is low in Addison disease

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

 Refrigerated :14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, whole blood, quantity not sufficient

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

CriticalValue

 

Test Includes

DHEA-S 

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA) 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

004020 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride  

Reviewed Date

2/13/2018 

Supplemental

*  Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 13, 2018

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