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Test Code LAB12626 Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEA-S)

Department

CHEMISTRY

Primary Collection Container

Gold (SST)

Alternate Collection Container

Yellow Microtainer SST

Transport

Serum frozen

Preferred Transport Temperature

Frozen

Processing

Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum.

Freeze Immediately.

Stability

Refrigerated: 2 days

Frozen: 2 months

Minimum Testing Volume

0.5 mL

Reference Range

Females: 35–430 µg/dL

Males: 80–560 µg/dL

Methodology

chemiluminescent immunometric assay

Performed

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Reported

2-3 days

CPT Codes

82627