Test Details

Mnemonic

DHT

Ordering Code

3422200

CPT-4 Code(s)

82642

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped vial.

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Serum separator tube (SST), plasma, moderate to grossly hemolyzed specimens, grossly icteric specimens

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
more

Reference Range

Females: ≤20 ng/dL
Males: 12 - 65 ng/dL
more

Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
more