DHEA (DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE), UNCONJUGATED, LC/MS/MS

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain-red top tube. Centrifuge, separate, and send 0.5 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial. Overnight fasting is preferred.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 2 years

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeDHEA
CPT-4 Code (s)
82626
LOINC Codes
2196-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory