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5-a-Dihydrotestosterone by Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Serum
2002349
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
DHT TMS
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Tue-Sun
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect between 6-10 a.m.  
Collect
Plain red or serum separator tube  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.6 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
MalesFemales
Premature: 100.0-530.0 pg/mL
Full Term: 50.0-600.0 pg/mL
1 week-6 months: 120.0-850.0 pg/mL
7 months-9 years: 0.0-49.9 pg/mL
10-19 years: 0.0-533.0 pg/mL
20 years and older: 106.0-719.0 pg/mL
Premature: 20.0-130.0 pg/mL
Full Term: 20.0-150.0 pg/mL
1 week-9 years: 0.0-49.9 pg/mL
10-19 years: 50.0-170.0 pg/mL
20 and older: 24.0-208.0 pg/mL

Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
Note
CPT Code(s)
82542
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
20025205-a-Dihydrotestosterone, LC-MS/MS1848-1
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Aliases
  • DHT (5-a-Dihydrotestosterone by Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Serum)
  • Dihydrotestosterone, LC/MS/MS (5-a-Dihydrotestosterone by Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Serum)