Ordering Recommendation

Aids in the detection and subclassification of hyperandrogenism. Most useful in women and children with moderate/severe hirsutism or hirsutism of any degree when it is sudden in onset or rapidly progressive.

Mnemonic
HIRSUTISM
Methodology

Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay/Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay/Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Sun, Tue-Fri

Reported

1-4 days

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

Collect between 6-10 a.m.

Collect

Serum separator tube.

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
2001638 Androstenedione 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

0070040 Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate, Serum
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

0081059 Testosterone Free, Females or Children
Female Free Testosterone, pg/mL
Male Free Testosterone, pg/mL
1-6 years: Less than 0.6 pg/mL
7-9 years: 0.6-1.8 pg/mL
10-11 years: 0.1-3.5 pg/mL
12-13 years: 0.9-6.8 pg/mL
14-15 years: 1.2-7.5 pg/mL
16-17 years: 1.2-9.9 pg/mL
18-30 years: 0.8-7.4 pg/mL
31-40 years: 1.3-9.2 pg/mL
41-51 years: 1.1-5.8 pg/mL
Postmenopausal: 0.6-3.8 pg/mL
Tanner Stage I: Less than 2.2 pg/mL
Tanner Stage II: 0.4-4.5 pg/mL
Tanner Stage III: 1.3-7.5 pg mL
Tanner Stage IV: 1.1-15.5 pg/mL
Tanner Stage V: 0.8-9.2 pg/mL
1-6 years: Less than 0.6 pg/mL
7-9 years: 0.1-0.9 pg/mL
10-11 years: 0.1-6.3 pg/mL
12-13 years: 0.5-98.0 pg/mL
14-15 years: 3-138.0 pg/mL
16-17 years: 38.0-173.0 pg/mL
18 years and older: 47-244 pg/mL
Tanner Stage I: Less than or equal to 3.7 pg/mL
Tanner Stage II: 0.3-21 pg/mL
Tanner Stage III: 1.0-98.0 pg mL
Tanner Stage IV: 35.0-169.0 pg/mL
Tanner Stage V: 41.0-239.0 pg/mL

0081058 Testosterone, Females or Children Effective August 19, 2013
Age
Female
Male
Premature (26-28 weeks) 5-16 ng/dL 59-125 ng/dL
Premature (31-35 weeks) 5-22 ng/dL 37-198 ng/dL
Newborn 20-64 ng/dL 75-400 ng/dL
1-5 months Less than 20 ng/dL 14-363 ng/dL
6-24 months Less than 9 ng/dL Less than 37 ng/dL
2-3 years Less than 20 ng/dL Less than 15 ng/dL
4-5 years Less than 30 ng/dL Less than 19 ng/dL
6-7 years Less than 7 ng/dL Less than 13 ng/dL
8-9 years 1-11ng/dL 2-8 ng/dL
10-11 years 3-32 ng/dL 2-165 ng/dL
12-13 years 6-50 ng/dL 3-619 ng/dL
14-15 years 6-52 ng/dL 31-733 ng/dL
16-17 years 9-58 ng/dL 158-826 ng/dL
18-39 years 9-55 ng/dL 300-1080 ng/dL
40-59 years 9-55 ng/dL 300-890 ng/dL
60 years and older 5-32 ng/dL 300-720 ng/dL
Premenopausal (18 years and older) 9-55 ng/dL Does Not Apply
Postmenopausal 5-32 ng/dL Does Not Apply
Tanner Stage I 2-17 ng/dL 2-15 ng/dL
Tanner Stage II 5-40 ng/dL 3-303 ng/dL
Tanner Stage III 10-63 ng/dL 10-851 ng/dL
Tanner Stage IV-V 11-62 ng/dL 162-847 ng/dL

0099375 Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
Age Male Female
1-30 days
31-364 days
1-3 years
4-6 years
7-9 years
10-12 years
13-15 years
16-17 years
18 years and older
13-85 nmol/L
70-250 nmol/L
50-180 nmol/L
45-175 nmol/L
28-190 nmol/L
23-160 nmol/L
13-140 nmol/L
10-60 nmol/L
11-80 nmol/L
14-60 nmol/L
60-215 nmol/L
60-190 nmol/L
55-170 nmol/L
35-170 nmol/L
17-155 nmol/L
11-120 nmol/L
19-145 nmol/L
30-135 nmol/L
Tanner Stage I
Tanner Stage II
Tanner Stage III
Tanner Stage IV
Tanner Stage V
26-186 nmol/L
22-169 nmol/L
13-104 nmol/L
11-60 nmol/L
11-71 nmol/L
30-173 nmol/L
16-127 nmol/L
12-98 nmol/L
14-151 nmol/L
23-165 nmol/L

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82157; 82627; 84403; 84270

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0070040 DHEAS 2191-5
0081058 Testosterone, LC-MS/MS 2986-8
0081096 Testosterone, Free LC-MS/MS 2991-8
0099375 Sex Hormone Binding Globulin 13967-5
2001639 Androstenedione by TMS 1854-9
* 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.
Aliases
Hirsutism Evaluation Panel