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Test Code DHEA Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp Burlington, NC

Reference Values

 

Age (y)

Range (ng/dL)

0 to 5

0−67

6 to 7

0−110

8 to 10

0−185

11 to 12

0−201

13 to 14

0−318

15 to 16

39−481

17 to 19

40−491

>19

31−701

 

 

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined, by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82626

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Gold top tube

Specimen: 1 mL serum ( 0.5 mL min)

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated serum

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5900530

Used For

Evaluate adrenal carcinomas that frequently secrete large amounts of DHEA

Methodology

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)