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4205 DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) Sulfate

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
7 Days 2 - 8° C
AgeMaleFemaleUnits
18-30125-61945-380ug/dL
31-505-53212-379ug/dL
51-6020-41330-260ug/dL
61-8310-28530-260ug/dL
Tanner Stage 15-2655-125ug/dL
Tanner Stage 215-38015-150ug/dL
Tanner Stage 360-50520-535ug/dL
Tanner Stage 465-56035-485ug/dL
Tanner Stage 5165-50075-530ug/dL

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Immunochemiluminometric (ICMA)

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To help evaluate adrenal gland function; to detect adrenal tumors or cancers; to help determine the cause of virilization in females or early puberty in boys.

CPT Codes

82627

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