Deoxycorticosterone (DOC)

CPT: 82633
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Test Details

Methodology

Mass spectrometry (MS)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum (preferred) or plasma, frozen

Volume

3 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Container

Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube

Collection

Separate serum from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions

Freeze

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

3 days

Refrigerated

3 days

Frozen

2 years

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
500138 Deoxycorticosterone (DOC),S 500139 Deoxycorticosterone(DOC),Serum ng/dL 1656-8
500138 Deoxycorticosterone (DOC),S 500909 Deoxycorticosterone (DOC),S N/A

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