Days Set Up
Monday, Wednesday
Analytic Time

2 - 6 days

MiChart Code
Dihydrotestosterone
Soft Order Code
DHTS

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Allodihydrotestosterone
DHTS
Androstanalone
DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE
5 Alpha Reductase Deficiency

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Test Usage

Monitoring patients receiving 5 alpha reductase inhibitor therapy or chemotherapy and evaluating patients with possible 5 alpha reductase deficiency.

Reference Range

Age specific reference ranges provided with report.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect blood in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into plastic vial and refrigerate.

Collection Offsite

Collect blood in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.6 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
82642
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
1848-1

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Quality that sets us apart

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.