83120:DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE (DHEA)

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83120:DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE (DHEA)
Alias Names: DHEA Referred
Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC/MS/MS)
Edit Date: 5/18/2009
Performed: Daily
Released: 1-4 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 82626-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Specimen should be collected between 0600 and 1000. Also acceptable: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA) or one 4 mL green top tube (heparin).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma immediately. Freeze.
Stability: 24 hours ambient, 7 days refrigerated, or 6 months frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Lipemia.

Age Female Male
Premature <40 ng/mL <40 ng/mL
0-1 days <11 ng/mL <11 ng/mL
2-6 days <8.7 ng/mL <8.7 ng/mL
7 days-1 month <5.8 ng/mL <5.8 ng/mL
1-23 months <2.9 ng/mL <2.9 ng/mL
2-5 years <2.3 ng/mL <2.3 ng/mL
6-7 years <3.4 ng/mL <3.4 ng/mL
8-9 years 0.12-2.70 ng/mL 0.092-2.46 ng/mL
10-11 years 0.13-3.69 ng/mL 0.30-3.81 ng/mL
12-13 years 0.81-6.34 ng/mL 0.58-4.11 ng/mL
14-15 years 1.23-7.63 ng/mL 0.87-6.64 ng/mL
16-17 years 1.46-9.51 ng/mL 1.21-7.63 ng/mL
18-40 years 1.33-7.78 ng/mL 1.33-7.78 ng/mL
41 years and older 0.63-4.70 ng/mL 0.63-4.70 ng/mL