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Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code DHT
Performed by ESCI
Sendout? Yes
Collection Instructions Bring immediately to lab for processing
Container type Gold top (Lavender ok)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum or EDTA plasma
Preferred volume 1 mL serum or plasma
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum or plasma
UCSF Rejection Criteria Delivered to lab > 30 min after collection
Processing notes Separate serum or plasma within one hour of collection and freeze at -20C.
Units ng/dL
Normal range
Age Male Female
Cord Blood < 2-8 ng/dL < 2-8 ng/dL
Premature Infants 10-53 ng/dL 2-13 ng/dL
Full-term Newborns 5-60 ng/dL < 2-15 ng/dL
30-60 days 12-85 ng/dL < 3 ng/dL
7 months -Tanner Stage 1 < 3 ng/dL < 3 ng/dL
Tanner Stage 2 3-17 ng/dL 5-12 ng/dL
Tanner Stage 3 8-33 ng/dL 7-19 ng/dL
Tanner Stage 4 22-52 ng/dL 4-13 ng/dL
Tanner Stage 5 24-65 ng/dL 3-18 ng/dL
≥ 18 year old 30-85 ng/dL 4-22 ng/dL
Synonyms DHT
Turn around times Test run Tuesday-Saturday. Turnaround time: 2-4 days.
CPT coding 80327-90
LOINC code 1848-1
Last Updated 6/20/2016 14:06:20
Entry Number 308
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