Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
DCRN
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 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



Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82633

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2008459 11-Deoxycorticosterone, HPLC-MS/MS 1656-8
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Aliases
11-Deoxycorticosterone Quantitative by HPLC-MS/MS, Serum or Plasma