Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) (Endocrine Sciences)

CPT: 80327
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Androstaner-3-one
  • DHT
  • Hydroxy-5α

Methodology

High-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) with tandem mass spectrometry

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum (preferred) or plasma, frozen

Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Container

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

Collection

Separate serum or plasma from cells within one hour of collection. Send serum or plasma in plastic transport tube. 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

7 days

Refrigerated

7 days

Frozen

19 months

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x6

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
500142 Dihydrotestosterone 500143 Dihydrotestosterone ng/dL 1848-1
500142 Dihydrotestosterone 500141 Dihydrotestosterone N/A

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