Ordering Recommendation

Aids in the investigation of virilizing endocrinopathies and in managing congenital adrenal hyperplasia in conjunction with other sex steroids. Not recommended for initial evaluation of polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Mnemonic
ANDRO TMS
Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-4 days

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

Specimen should be collected between 6-10 a.m.

Collect

Serum separator tube or green (sodium or lithium heparin).

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) Also acceptable: EDTA plasma.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

Effective August 19, 2013

Age Female Male
Premature Infants, 26-28 weeks-Day 4 0.92-2.82 ng/mL 0.92-2.82 ng/mL
Premature Infants, 31-35 weeks-Day 4 0.80-4.46 ng/mL 0.80-4.46 ng/mL
Full-term Infants, 1-7 days 0.20-2.90 ng/mL 0.20-2.90 ng/mL
8-30 days 0.18-0.80 ng/mL 0.18-0.80 ng/mL
1-5 months 0.06-0.68 ng/mL 0.06-0.68 ng/mL
6-24 months Less than 0.15 ng/mL 0.03-0.15 ng/mL
2-3 years Less than 0.16 ng/mL Less than 0.11 ng/mL
4-5 years 0.02-0.21 ng/mL 0.02-0.17 ng/mL
6-7 years 0.02-0.28 ng/mL 0.01-0.29 ng/mL
8-9 years 0.04-0.42 ng/mL 0.03-0.30 ng/mL
10-11 years 0.09-1.23 ng/mL 0.07-0.39 ng/mL
12-13 years 0.24-1.73 ng/mL 0.10-0.64 ng/mL
14-15 years 0.39-2.00 ng/mL 0.18-0.94 ng/mL
16-17 years 0.35-2.12 ng/mL 0.30-1.13 ng/mL
18-39 years 0.26-2.14 ng/mL 0.33-1.34 ng/mL
40 years and older 0.13-0.82 ng/mL 0.23-0.89 ng/mL
Pre-menopausal 0.26-2.14 ng/mL Does Not Apply
Postmenopausal 0.13-0.82 ng/mL Does Not Apply
Tanner Stage I 0.05-0.51 ng/mL 0.04-0.32 ng/mL
Tanner Stage II 0.15-1.37 ng/mL 0.08-0.48 ng/mL
Tanner Stage III 0.37-2.24 ng/mL 0.14-0.87 ng/mL
Tanner Stage IV-V 0.35-2.05 ng/mL 0.27-1.07 ng/mL

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82157

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2001639 Androstenedione by TMS 1854-9
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Aliases
Androstenedione