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Deoxycortisol, 11-, specific

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code CSPE
Test group Deoxycortisol, 11-
Performed by ESCI
Sendout? Yes
Method RIA
Patient Preparation An early morning specimen is preferred.
Collection Instructions An early morning specimen is preferred.
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum
Processing notes Process immediately. Freeze serum at -20C.
Units ng/dL
Normal range
Cord blood 295-554 ng/dL Premature infants 48-579 ng/dL
Full-term infants-3 days 13-147 ng/dL
1-12 months < 156 ng/dL
Pre-pubertal child (1-10 y/o) [0800 hours] 20-155 ng/dL
≥ 18 year olds [0800 hours] 12-158 ng/dL

Synonyms Deoxycortisol, 11- post extraction; Adrenogenital syndrome
Turn around times Test performed Monday-Wednesday-Friday. Turnaround time: 6-10 days.
Additional information For evaluation of adrenogenital syndrome.
Not for use in Metiropone stimulation testign.

To convert ng/dL to nmol/L multiply by 0.029
LOINC code 1657-6
Last Updated 8/24/2011 12:18:42 PM
Entry Number 296

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