Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate, Serum
0070040
Ordering Recommendation
Indicator of adrenal androgen production. Aids in the investigation of virilizing endocrinopathies in conjunction with other sex steroids. Not recommended for initial evaluation of polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Mnemonic
DHEAS
Methodology
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube or plasma separator tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin), lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 2 months  
Reference Interval
 
 
Age Male Female
0-​6 days
7-​30 days
1-​5 months
6-​35 months
3-​6 years
7-​9 years
10-​14 years
15-​19 years
20-​29 years
30-​39 years
40-​49 years
50-​59 years
60-​69 years
70 years and older
108-​607 µg/dL
32-​431 µg/dL
3-​124 µg/dL
0-​33 µg/dL
0-​44 µg/dL
5-​115 µg/dL
22-​332 µg/dL
88-​483 µg/dL
280-​640 µg/dL
120-​520 µg/dL
95-​530 µg/dL
70-​310 µg/dL
42-​290 µg/dL
28-​175 µg/dL
108-​607 µg/dL
32-​431 µg/dL
3-​124 µg/dL
0-​29 µg/dL
0-​47 µg/dL
5-​94 µg/dL
22-​255 µg/dL
63-​373 µg/dL
65-​380 µg/dL
45-​270 µg/dL
32-​240 µg/dL
26-​200 µg/dL
13-​130 µg/dL
10-​90 µg/dL
Tanner Stage I
Tanner Stage II
Tanner Stage III
Tanner Stage IV & V
7-​209 µg/dL
28-​260 µg/dL
39-​390 µg/dL
81-​488 µg/dL
7-​126 µg/dL
13-​241 µg/dL
32-​446 µg/dL
65-​371 µg/dL
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82627
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0070040DHEAS2191-5
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Aliases
  • Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate, Serum
  • DHEA S04
  • DHEA Sulfate
  • DHEA-S
  • DHEA-SO4
  • DHEAS, Serum