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Test Code PDHE6 / 500156-EX DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE (DHEA), PEDIATRIC

Additional Codes

Software Test Code
SoftID PDH36
EPIC LAB10116
Esoterix 500156

Performing Laboratory

Esoterix Laboratory Services (LabCorp Specialty Testing Group)

Clinical Significance

This test should be ordered ONLY by a pediatric endocrinology specialist or as a result of consultation with a pediatric endocrinology specialist. For all other patients, please order “DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE (DHEA), SERUM” test code “DHEAA”.

Method Name

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

Reference Values

See Lab Report

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Thursday

Report Available

3-6 Days

Specimen Type

Serum

Preferred Container

Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Preferred Volume

Serum: 0.5 mL (Serum Separator Tube (SST)) – 0.3 mL does not allow for repeat testing

Minimum Volume

Serum: 0.3 mL (Serum Separator Tube (SST))

Specimen Collection and Handling

Spin specimen, separate from clot within 1 hour of draw and send frozen.

Add On Capable

Yes

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

82626 Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), Quantitative

Acceptable Alternative Container(s)

Red Top Tube

LOINC Code Information

2193-1

Performing Laboratory Location

Esoterix Laboratory Services (LabCorp Specialty Testing Group)