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Test Code DEOX 11-Deoxycortisol , Serum

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics' Nichols Institute, Inc. - San Juan Capistrano, CA

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reference Values

 

Adult Male    
18-29 Years ≤119 ng/dL
30-39 Years ≤135 ng/dL
40-49 Years ≤76 ng/dL
50-59 Years ≤42 ng/dL
Adult Female    
18-29 Years ≤107 ng/dL
30-39 Years ≤51 ng/dL
40-49 Years ≤62 ng/dL
50-66 Years ≤37 ng/dL
Pediatric    
1-12 Months 10-200 ng/dL
1-4 Years  7-210 ng/dL
5-9 Years ≤122 ng/dL
10-13 Years ≤245 ng/dL
14-17 Years ≤302 ng/dL
Infants    
Premature
(31-35 Weeks)
≤235 ng/dL
Term  ≤170 ng/dL
Tanner Stages    
II-III Males  11-150 ng/dL
II-III Females  15-130 ng/dL
IV-V Males 14-120 ng/dL
IV-V Females  17-120 ng/dL

 

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82634

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday and Friday

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Red-top tube(s).

Specimen: 1 mL serum ( 0.25 min)

Transport temperature: Frozen

 

 

Spin down, separate serum from cells within 1 hour of draw, and send 2 mL of serum frozen in plastic vial.

Useful For

11-Deoxycortisol (Compound S) is useful in diagnosing patients with 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency (second leading cause of congenital adrenal hyperplasia) and primary (adrenal failure) or secondary (hypothalamic-pituitary ACTH deficiency) adrenal insufficiency.

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5900195