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Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
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DHEA Sulfate

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Immunometric Chemiluminescence

Test Usage

Aid in evaluation of androgen deficiency or excess states (hirsutism and/or virilization), monitoring low dose dexamethasone suppression therapy. Additionally, DHEA-sulfate has been shown to be secreted excessively by adrenal carcinomas but not adenomas.

Reference Range

Male: 80-560 mcg/dl; > 20 years Female: 35-430 mcg/dl.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze.

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Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 ml serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 ml serum

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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.