ANDROSTENEDIONE

Mnemonic

AND

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

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

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one gold (SST), green (sodium or lithium heparin) or lavender (EDTA) top tube

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

3-5 days

Method

High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (2001638)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82157

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:52 AM