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Test Code DHEA S DHEA Sulfate

Clinical System Name

DHEA Sulphate

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST,Red Top,Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: gross hemolysis,lipemia

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: CPA freezer,  Fz1 rack

Off-site collection: Spin blood. Transfer serum to aliquot container. Freeze

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
separated serum/plasma Room temp  
  Refrigerated 2 d
  Frozen -20 C 2 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T,Th, Sa 2-4 d

 

Contact Chemistry Lab for request outside of stated availability. (206) 987-2565

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number:  (206) 987-2617

 

 

 

Reference Range

 

AGE MALE (ug/dL) FEMALE (ug/dL)
0-7 days 31-376 73-367
1 - 2 weeks 37-224 44-274
2 weeks - 6 months 3-58 2-74
6 mo.-5 years 6-35 6-59
6 - 9 years 10-85 13-114
10 - 11 years 18-113 13-129
12 - 15 years 29-295 31-233
16 - 18 years 75-380 78-377
TANNER STAGE MALES (ug/dL) FEMALES (ug/dL)
I 8 - 87 13 - 65
II & III 20 - 151 22 - 175
IV 75 - 282 57 - 230
V 121 - 368 76 - 378

 

Methodology

Method: 3rd generation Chemiluminescence on Siemens Immulite

Analytical Volume: 0.25 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Code

82627