DHEA (DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE) SULFATE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens, plasma

Methodology
Chemiluminescence

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
Males      Low ug/dL   High ug/dL  
20-29      280   640  
30-39      120   520  
40-49      95   530  
50-59      70   310  
60-69      42   290  
70-79      28   175  
Females
20-29      65   380  
30-39      45   270  
40-49      32   240  
50-59      26   200  
60-69      13   130  
70-79      17   90  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeDHEAS
CPT-4 Code (s)
82627
LOINC Codes
2191-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory