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

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

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