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Test Code DEOXYCORT Deoxycorticosterone

Clinical System Name

Deoxycorticosterone

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST, Red, Dark Green/Sodium Heparin, Lt. Green/Lithium Heparin Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.6 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Grossly hemolyzed or room temperature.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: CPA -20 freezer, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin and ship refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or plasma Room temp

Unacceptable

  Refrigerated 1 w
  Frozen

6 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M, W, and F 2 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221

 

Phone Number: (800) 522-2787

Department

Department: Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

 

Reference Range

Gestation Time, Age Reference Interval
Premature (26-28 weeks) 20 - 105 ng/dL
Premature (29-33 weeks) Not Established
Premature (34-36 weeks) 28 - 78 ng/dL
Full Term Newborn Elevated at birth; decreases to 7 - 49 ng/dL during first week
Age Reference Interval
1-11 months 7 - 49 ng/dL
Prepubertal children Less than or equal to 34 ng/dL
Adults Less than or equal to 19 ng/dL


 

Methodology

Method: Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL Serum or Plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82633

 

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: 11-Deoxycorticosterone Quantitative by HPLC-MS/MS, Serum or Plasma
Reference Test Number:

2008458

Instructions:

Send out Monday - Friday with the ARUP courier.