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Androstenedione; dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-sulfate); testosterone, total
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1 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Red-top tube. Do not use a gel-barrier tube. The use of gel-barrier tubes is not recommended due to slow absorption of the steroid by the gel.
Transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.
Causes for Rejection
Gross hemolysis; lipemia; gel-barrier tube
This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R). It is recommended to ask all patients who may be indicated for this test about biotin supplementation. Patients should be cautioned to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of a sample.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|048462||Hirsutism Profile||004227||Testosterone, Serum||ng/dL||2986-8|
|048462||Hirsutism Profile||004706||Androstenedione LCMS||ng/dL||1854-9|