ANDROSTENEDIONE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a red-top. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.25 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial. An early morning specimen is preferred.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, sodium or lithium heparin

Rejection Criteria
Serum: SST

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 28 days; Frozen: 2 years

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeANDRS
CPT-4 Code (s)
82157
LOINC Codes
1854-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory