DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone)

Test ID: ZG141

Component(s): Z0597 DHEA, Serum LOINC: 2193-1

CPT code: 82626
Specimen Type: Red or SST
Frequency: 4 – 6 days
Instructions: 1.0 mL Serum from Red or SST, Refrigerated. Min 0.5 mL.
Text: Evaluate adrenal carcinomas that frequently secrete large amounts of DHEA. DHEA is a steroid that is produced by both the adrenal cortex and the testis. The levels of this steroid increase before the onset of puberty (adrenarche) and decrease significantly with age.
Methodology: Liquid chromatography tandem/mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

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