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Test Code DHEASU Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEA-S), Serum or Plasma

Performing Laboratory

Huntsville Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Chemiluminescent Assay

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Lithium heparin (light green-top)

Acceptable: Serum Gel

 Draw blood, spin down and send 1 mL  of plasma or serum.

 

Specimen Stability Information

 

Specimen Type

Temperature

Time

Plasma,lithium heparin / Serum

Refrigerated, spun

14 days

 

Reject Due To

 

Hemolysis

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok

Lipemia

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok

Icterus

Mild:

ok

Gross:

Reject

 

Reference Values

 

Age

Male (ug/dL)

Female (ug/dL)

< 1 week

108.0 – 607.0

108.0 – 607.0

1-4 weeks

31.6 – 431.0

31.6 – 431.0

1-12 m

3.4 – 123.6

3.4 – 123.6

1-4 years

0.47 – 19.4

0.47 – 19.4

5-9 years

2.8 – 85.2

2.8 – 85.2

10-14 years

24.4 – 247.0

33.9 – 280.0

15-19 years

70.2 – 492.0

65.1 – 368.0

20-24 years

211.0 – 492.0

148.0 – 407.0

25-34 years

160 – 449

98.8 – 340.0

35-44 years

88.9 – 427.0

60.9 – 337.0

45-54 years

44.3 – 331.0

35.4 – 256.0

55-64 years

51.7 – 295.0

18.9 – 205

65-74 years

33.6 – 249.0

9.4 – 246.0

>74 years

16.2 – 123.0

12.0 – 154.0

 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

CPT Coding

82627

Secondary ID

HHA1451

LOINC Coding

Test Name LOINC Code

Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEA-S), Serum or Plasma

2191-5