11-Deoxycorticosterone Quantitative by HPLC-MS/MS, Serum or Plasma
Ordering Recommendation
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Mon, Wed, Fri
2-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Plain red, pink (K2EDTA), plasma separator tube, or green (sodium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
Effective August 18, 2014
Gestation Time, Age Reference Interval
Premature (26-​28 weeks) 20 -​ 105 ng/dL
Premature (29-​33 weeks) Not Established
Premature (34-​36 weeks) 28 -​ 78 ng/dL
Full Term Newborn Elevated at birth; decreases to
7-​ 49 ng/dL during first week

Age Reference Interval
1-​11 months 7-​ 49 ng/dL
Prepubertal children Less than or equal to 34 ng/dL
Adults Less than or equal to 19 ng/dL
Interpretive Data

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
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.
CPT Code(s)
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
200845911-Deoxycorticosterone, HPLC-MS/MS1656-8
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.