41800:DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE (DHEA) SULFATE

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41800:DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE (DHEA) SULFATE
Alias Names: DHEA SULFATE
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Edit Date: 6/24/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 82627
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4.5 mL light green plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours. Refrigerate. Freeze if specimen cannot be assayed within 48 hours. Allow no more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Stability: 8 hours ambient, 48 hours refrigerated, or frozen on month at -20o C.
Standard Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 250 µL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated, or frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Specimen frozen and thawed more than once.

Reference Range
AGE MALE FEMALE
0-6 days 108-607 µg/dL 108-607 µg/dL
7-30 days 32-431 µg/dL 32-431 µg/dL
1-11 months 3-124 µg/dL 3-124 µg/dL
1-4 years 0-19 µg/dL 0-19 µg/dL
5-9 years 4-116 µg/dL 6-93 µg/dL
10-14 years 22-332 µg/dL 22-255 µg/dL
15-19 years 88-483 µg/dL 63-373 µg/dL
20-29 years 280-640 µg/dL 65-380 µg/dL
30-39 years 120-520 µg/dL 45-270 µg/dL
40-49 years 95-530 µg/dL 32-240 µg/dL
50-59 years 70-310 µg/dL 26-200 µg/dL
60-69 years 42-290 µg/dL 13-130 µg/dL
70 years & older 28-175 µg/dL 10-90 µg/dL