Dehydroepiandrosterone 
Mnemonic DHEA
CPT 82626
Test Code 3500980
Synonyms DHEA
Test Includes  
Specimen Serum
Volume 1.0 mL
Container SST or Red Top Tube
Special Instructions  
Specimen Prep Centrifuge* For Red Top only, transfer serum to Plastic Transport Tube.
Storage Refrigerate
Transport Temp Refrigerated
Stability Rm Temp 6 hours
Stability Refrig 14 days
Stability Frozen 14 days
Methodology Liquid Chromatography Tandem/Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Rejection Criteria   
Reference Value ng/dL: 1-5 y: 0 - 67; 6-7 y: 0 - 110; 8-10 y: 0 - 185; 11-12 y: 0 - 201; 13-14 y: 0 - 318; 15-16 y: 39 - 481; 17-19 y: 40 - 491; >19 y: 31 - 701  
Performed/TAT Monday - Friday   Reported in 3-5 days    
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