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 L.
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: 0.0 2.5 nmol/L
14 days <1 year: 0.1 2.1 nmol/L
1 <6 years: 0.1 0.6 nmol/L
6 <10 years: 0.2 0.9 nmol/L
10 <12 years: 0.0 2.5 nmol/L
12 <15 years: 0.5 2.0 nmol/L
15 <19 years: 0.9 3.6 nmol/L
19 <31 years: 1.8 7.7 nmol/L
31 <51 years: 1.4 6.6 nmol/L
51 <89 years: 1.8 7.7 nmol/L

Female:
0 <14 days: 0.0 2.5 nmol/L
14 days <1 year: 0.1 2.1 nmol/L
1 <6 years: 0.1 0.6 nmol/L
6 <10 years: 0.2 0.9 nmol/L
10 <12 years: 0.0 2.5 nmol/L
12 <15 years: 0.7 6.0 nmol/L
15 <19 years: 0.5 6.5 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: 2019-10-03
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
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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