General Information

UPHSM LIS Test #: 026070
Testing Time: 1-2 Days
Testing Lab: Labcorp

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 1.0 mL
Temperature: Refrigerate
Tube Type: Serum
Collection Info:
Minimum Volume: 0.7 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Container: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, or green-top (lithium heparin) tube. Do not use oxalate, EDTA, or citrate plasma.
Collection: If a red-top tube or plasma is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.

Specimen Acceptability

Cause for Rejection:
Citrate plasma specimen; improper labeling


Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA)

Clinical Utilities

Work up women with infertility, amenorrhea, or hirsutism to identify the source of excessive androgen; aid in the evaluation of androgen excess (hirsutism and/or virilization), including Stein-Leventhal syndrome and adrenocortical diseases, including congenital adrenal hyperplasia and adrenal tumor. DHEA-S is not increased with hypopituitarism. It is low in Addison disease.

CPT Codes


* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.