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5-a-DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE BY TANDEM MASS SPECTROMETRY, SERUM

Mnemonic

DHT TMS

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Specimen should be collected between 6-10 a.m.

Collect

Serum, one 4 mL gold (SST) or plain red top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells and freeze ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

Tue - Sun

Reported

2-5 days

Method

High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (2002349)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82542

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 03:20:40 PM


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