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4 - 6 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.
Sample must be refrigerated due to limited stability at room terperature. Freeze if unable to maintain refrigerated.
Shipped or received in lab at room temperature
Evaluate adrenal carcinomas that frequently secrete large amounts of DHEA
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)
0 to 5
6 to 7
8 to 10
11 to 12
13 to 14
15 to 16
17 to 19
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a steroid that is produced by both the adrenal cortex and the testis.3 The levels of this steroid increase before the onset of puberty (adrenarche) and decrease significantly with age.4 DHEA and DHEA-S are the major precursors of 17-ketosteroids.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|004100||DHEA, Serum||2193-1||004102||Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)||ng/dL||2193-1|
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