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DHEA

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB522 
Synonyms: Dehydroepiandrosterone
Methodology: HPLC Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Schedule: Set up: Mon-Fri nights
Reported: 10 days for Routine orders
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Red top tube only. Alternative Specimen(s)
Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Unacceptable conditions: Serum Separator Tube (SSTŪ)
Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 2 years

Notes: 

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=19894

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website
CPT Code(s): 82626
Last Changed: 10/24/2016 00:30:44
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 06:06:54