DHEA Sulfate, LC/MS-MS (Endocrine Sciences)

CPT: 82627
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Special Instructions

This assay is performed at Endocrine Sciences and allows for extended 90-day specimen storage.

Expected Turnaround Time

5 - 10 days

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Specimen Requirements


Serum, frozen


0.2 mL

Minimum Volume

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


Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube


Serum must be separated from cells within two hours of venipuncture. Submit serum in a plastic transport tube.

Storage Instructions

Freeze. Stable at room temperature or refrigerated for seven days. Stable for two years frozen.

Test Details


Identifies the source of excessive androgen; aids in the evaluation of androgen excess (hirsutism and/or virilization), including Stein-Leventhal syndrome and adrenocortical diseases, including congenital adrenal hyperplasia and adrenal tumor. DHEA-S is not increased with hypopituitarism. It is low in Addison disease.


Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
500161 DHEA-Sulfate, Serum 503630 DHEA-Sulfate, LCMS ug/dL 2191-5

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