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

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
DHEAS

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Container/Tube: Mint-top (lithium heparin) tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of plasma

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate plasma.

2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Serum

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of serum

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate serum.

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate <48 hours/Frozen OK

Reference Values

Males

18-20 years: 24-537 ug/dL

21-30 years: 85-690 ug/dL

31-40 years: 106-464 ug/dL

41-50 years: 70-495 ug/dL

51-60 years: 38-313 ug/dL

61-70 years: 24-244 ug/dL

>70 years: 5-253 ug/dL

Females

18-20 years: 51-321ug/dL

21-30 years: 18-391 ug/dL

31-40 years: 23-266 ug/dL

41-50 years: 19-231 ug/dL

51-60 years: 8-188  ug/dL

61-70 years: 12-133 ug/dL

>70 years: 7-177 ug/dL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82627