11-DEOXYCORTISOL

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, or sodium heparin
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time6-8 days
Test Code11DCR
CPT-4 Code (s)
82634
LOINC Codes
1657-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory