Androstenedione

Last Modified: 2/13/2019 10:23:36 AM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions: Early Morning Specimen Preferred
Minimum Volume: 0.25 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 28 days Refrigerated
2 years Frozen
Reference Range: Premature infants (31-35 weeks)* : 480 ng/dL or less
Term infants (36-42 weeks)* : 290 ng/dL or less 

Pediatric
1-12 months: 6-78 ng/dL
1-4 years: 5-51 ng/dL
5-9 years: 6-115 ng/dL
10-13 years: 12-221 ng/dL
14-17 years: 22-225 ng/dL 

Tanner Stages
II-III Males: 17-82 ng/dL
II-III Females: 43-180 ng/dL
IV-V Males: 57-150 ng/dL
IV-V Females: 7-68 ng/dL 

Adult Male
18-30 years: 50-220 ng/dL
31-50 years: 40-190 ng/dL
51-60 years: 50-220 ng/dL 

Adult Female 
Follicular: 35-250 ng/dL
Mid-cycle: 60-285 ng/dL
Luteal: 30-235 ng/dL
Postmenopausal: 20-75 ng/dL 
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography / Tandem Mass Spectometry
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation: *Pediatric data from J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1991;
73:674-686 and J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1989; 69;113-1136
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 4 to 6 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: ADION
EPIC Test Code: LAB518
Send Out Test Code: 17182
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82157

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