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DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE SULFATE

Mnemonic

DHEA SO4

Synonym

DHEA Sulfate - DHEA SO4

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST) or 7.0 mL red top tube

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Handling

Allow serum tubes to clot completely at room temperature (minimum - SST: 30 minutes, red top tubes: 60 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL Serum, (Whole Blood 1.3 mL minimum draw)

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens, plasma

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Room Temperature (18-26°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 48 hours; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 2 months

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Sat

Reported

24-48 hours

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reference Values

Reference Values

MALE:
0 - 30 days:    9-316 µg/dL
31 days - 4 months:    0-41 µg/dL
5 - 10 months:    5-20 µg/dL
11 months - 4 years:    0-40 µg/dL
5 - 8 years:    0-145 µg/dL
9 - 10 years:    15-115 µg/dL
11 - 13 years:    20-500 µg/dL
14 - 16 years:    30-555 µg/dL
17 - 20 years:    24-537 µg/dL
21 - 30  years:    85-690 µg/dL
31 - 40 years:    106-464 µg/dL
41 - 50 years:    70-495 µg/dL
51 - 60 years:    38-313 µg/dL
61 - 70 years:    24-244 µg/dL
>71 years:    5-253 µg/dL
FEMALE:
0 - 30 days:    15-161 µg/dL
31 days - 4 months:    5-55 µg/dL
5 - 10 months:    5-30 µg/dL
11 months - 4 years:    0-20 µg/dL
5 - 8 years:    0-140 µg/dL
9 - 10 years:    15-260 µg/dL
11 - 13 years:    20-535 µg/dL
14 - 16 years:    35-535 µg/dL
17 - 20 years:    51-321 µg/dL
21 - 30 years:    18-391 µg/dL
31 - 40 years:    23-266 µg/dL
41 - 50 years:    19-231 µg/dL
51 - 60 years:    8-188 µg/dL
61 - 70 years:    12-133 µg/dL
>71 years:    7-177 µg/dL

CPT Codes

82627

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:40:58 AM


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