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Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)

Important Note

** Only orderable for APH Pediatric Endocrine physicians.**

Separate serum within one hour; transfer into a plastic transport tube. 

Department

Esoterix

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

SST (preferred)

 Red-top tube (acceptable)

 

Standard Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Pediatric Volume

1.0 mL (does not allow for repeat testing)

Method

High-pressure liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (HPLC/MS-MS)

Ship Temperature

Frozen

Stability Room Temp

n/a

Stability Refrigerated

n/a

Stability Frozen

n/a

CPT Codes

82626