Ordering Recommendation


Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry


Mon, Wed, Fri


2-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

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.


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

Reference Interval

Test Number
Reference Interval
  11-Deoxycorticosterone, HPLC-MS/MS
Age ng/dL
Premature (26-28 weeks) 20-105
Premature (29-33 weeks) Not Applicable
Premature (34-36 weeks) 28-78
Full Term Newborn Elevated at birth; decreases to 7- 49 ng/dL during first week
1-11 months 7-49
Prepubertal Children Less than or equal to 34
Adults Less than or equal to 19

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)


Hotline History


CPT Codes



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