Purpose
Endocrinology
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82157
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

4 days

Test Includes
1 Androstenedione High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/dL 5 Androgen

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
0.5 mL
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL
Special Handling
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Green top tube (Sodium Heparin), Lavender top tube (EDTA), Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin), Pink top tube (EDTA), Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST), Red top tube (no additive)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature.

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 3 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Androstenedione High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/dL 5 Androgen

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