Days Set Up
Alternate Mondays
Analytic Time

3 - 21 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR

Test Updated:

Synonyms

AG
3-Alpha, 17-Beta Androstanediol Glucuronide
Androstanediol Glucuronide, 3-alpha-17-beta
3ADG
3 ALPHA ANDROSTANEDIOL GLUCURO

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

High Pressure Liquid Chromatography and Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC/MS-MS)

Test Usage

Evaluation of the cause of hirsutism and other androgen excess syndromes. Elevated AG level indicates increased dihydrotestosterone (DHT) production.

Reference Range

Prepubertal Children: not established. Adult Males: 112 - 1046 ng/dL; Adult Females: 11 - 249 ng/dL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate (preferred) up to 5 days or freeze for longer storage. EDTA plasma is also acceptable.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
82154
Pro Fee Code
 
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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.