Product Code: LDhea
Process time: 5 to 7 business days
Process method: The methodology is by RIA.
CPT code: 82627
Special instructions: None
Rejection causes: Gross Hemolysis
Patient prep: None
Specimen volume: 0.5 mL serum
Minimum volume: 0.1 mL
Collection container: SST or red-stopper tube
Transport container: Plastic transport tube
Transport instructions: Refrigerate or freeze
Collection instructions: Click here for PDF
Normal values: The normal range established in our laboratory for DHEA-S is by age and gender of the individual. This will be reported on the patientÆs report.
Reference one: Rosenfield RS, Rosenberg BJ, et al. 24-hour secretory pattern of DHEA and DHEA-S. J Clin Endocrin Metab, 1975, 40:850-855.
Reference two: Rosenfield RS, Hellman L, Gallager TF. Metabolism and interconversion of DHEA and DHEA-S. J Clin Endocrin Metab, 1972, 35:187-193.
Reference three: Namiki M. Aged people and stress. Jap J Geriatrics, 1994, 31:85-95.
Reference four: Nestler JE, Clore JN, Blackard WG. DHEA: the "missing link" between hyperinsulinism and atherosclerosis? FASEBJ, 1992, 6(12), 3073-3075.
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