Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Androstenedione, Serum

Test Name: Androstenedione, Serum
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Adult:
6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 years: 2 x 0.5 mL Red top Microtainers
2-10 years: 2 x 0.5 mL Red top Microtainers

Plasma (heparin) is also acceptable.

Blood collection tubes with separator gels are not recommended for this test.
Collection Information: Minimum volume of serum (or plasma) required is 300 ÁL.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Tuesday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
15 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Male:
0-14 days: 0.3-2.7 nmol/L
15 days-1 year: 0.0-2.1 nmol/L
1-6 years: 0.1-0.6 nmol/L
6-10 years: 0.2-1.4 nmol/L
10-12 years: 0.4-2.3 nmol/L
12-15 years: 0.5-1.9 nmol/L
15-19 years: 0.9-4.5 nmol/L
19-30 years: 1.8-7.7 nmol/L
31-50 years: 1.4-6.6 nmol/L
51-89 years: 1.8-7.7 nmol/L

Female:
0-14 days: 0.3-2.7 nmol/L
15 days-1 year: 0.0-2.1 nmol/L
1-6 years: 0.1-0.6 nmol/L
6-10 years: 0.2-1.4 nmol/L
10-12 years: 0.4-2.3 nmol/L
12-15 years: 1.0-5.9 nmol/L
15-19 years: 0.1-6.7 nmol/L
Follicular phase: 1.2-8.7 nmol/L
Midcycle: 2.1-10.0 nmol/L
Luteal phase: 1.1-8.2 nmol/L
Post-menopausal: 0.7-2.6 nmol/L
Effective Date: 2017-11-07
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Please note: Testing method changed November 7, 2017.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: LC-MS/MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship serum (or plasma) frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
ANDRO
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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