Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
DEOXYCORT
Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

2-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Plain red, pink (K2EDTA), plasma separator tube, green (sodium heparin), or green (lithium 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.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

Effective August 19, 2013

Age
Female
Male
Premature (26-28 weeks) 110-1376 ng/dL 110-1376 ng/dL
Premature (29-36 weeks) 70-455 ng/dL 70-455 ng/dL
Full Term (1-5 months) 10-200 ng/dL 10-200 ng/dL
6-11 months 10-276 ng/dL 10-276 ng/dL
1-3 years 7-247 ng/dL 7-202 ng/dL
4-6 years 8-291 ng/dL 8-235 ng/dL
7-9 years Less than or equal to 94 ng/dL Less than or equal to 120 ng/dL
10-12 years Less than or equal to 123 ng/dL Less than or equal to 92 ng/dL
13-15 years Less than or equal to 107 ng/dL Less than or equal to 95 ng/dL
16-17 years Less than or equal to 47 ng/dL Less than or equal to 106 ng/dL
18 years and older Less than 33 ng/dL Less than 50 ng/dL
Tanner Stage I Less than or equal to 94 ng/dL Less than or equal to 105 ng/dL
Tanner Stage II Less than or equal to 136 ng/dL Less than or equal to 108 ng/dL
Tanner Stage III Less than or equal to 99 ng/dL Less than or equal to 111 ng/dL
Tanner Stage IV & V Less than or equal to 50 ng/dL Less than or equal to 83 ng/dL
After metyrapone stimulation Greater than 8000 ng/dL Greater than 8000 ng/dL

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82634

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0092331 11-Deoxycortisol, HPLC-MS/MS 1657-6
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Aliases
  • 11-deoxy-17-Hydroxycorticosterone
  • Cortodoxone
11-Deoxycortisol Quantitative by HPLC-MS/MS, Serum or Plasma