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Test Code DEOX 11-Deoxycortisol , Serum

Additional Codes

Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) Orderable:  

11 Deoxycortisol, Serum

AllScripts (AEHR) Orderable: 

11 Deoxycortisol, Serum

Performing Laboratory

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


Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry


This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes

Reference Values


See Laboratory Report


Test Classification and CPT Coding



LOINC Code:  1657-6

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Red-top tube(s).

Specimen: 1 mL serum ( 0.25 min)

Transport temperature: Frozen

Stability:  4 Days Room Tempurature and Refrigerated

                 28 Days Frozen



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

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed


TAT: 4 - 11 Days

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