Test directory: DHEA

Ordering Code259
Test NameDHEA
AliasDehydroepiandrosterone
Unconjugated DHEA
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerPlain (Red)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Collection InstructionsFasting recommended, but not required
Patient age & sex required on requisition
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 7 Days
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 2 Years
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube, Grossly hemolyzed
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 Days
MethodologyChromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
DHEAALLSee report.