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Test Code LAB11289 DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone), Unconjugated, LC/MS/MS

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

DHEA

Collection Requirements

Overnight fasting is preferred.

Refer To

Warde Lab

Primary Collection Container

Red (No Gel)

Alternate Collection Container

Lavender 4 mL (K3EDTA)

Transport

Serum refrigerated.

Preferred Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Processing

Centrifuge, separate, and send 0.5 mL serum in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Stability

Ambient: 7 days

Refrigerated: 7 days

Frozen: 2 years

Minimum Testing Volume

0.3 mL

Reference Range

By Report

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography – Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Monday – Friday

Reported

6-8 days

CPT Codes

82626

Unacceptable Conditions

SST