DHEA SULFATE

Synonyms: DHEA-S; Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate; DHEA S
Computer Code: DHEA
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red top tube preferred, gold acceptable).
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes and freeze. Serum must be removed from red top tube. Min 0.5 mL serum.
Reference Values: Normal range MALE: 20-29 yrs = 280-640 ug/dL 30-39 yrs = 120-520 ug/dL 40-49 yrs = 95-530 ug/dL 50-59 yrs= 70-310 ug/dL 60-69 yrs= 42-290 ug/dL > 70 yrs = 28-175 ug/dL FEMALE: 20-29 yrs = 65-380 ug/dL 30-39 yrs = 45-270 ug/dL 40-49 yrs = 32-240 ug/dL 50-59 yrs = 26-200 ug/dL 60-69 yrs = 13-130 ug/dL >70 yrs = 17-90 ug/dL
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: Weekly
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82627
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII