Deoxycorticosterone

Last Modified: 5/2/2022 1:44:40 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

0.5 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Collection Instructions:

Spin down immediately and pour off into a plastic screw-cap vial

Minimum Volume: 0.25 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 72 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated (Transport)
30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Moderate hemolysis • Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia • Gross icterus • Serum Separator Tube (SST®)
Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Results

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Clinical Significance: Deoxycorticosterone (DOC) is a weak mineralocorticoid derived from 21-hydroxylation of progesterone in the adrenal cortex
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 6 to 11 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Tuesday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 90973
Alternate Test Names: 11-Deoxycorticosterone; 21-Hydroxyprogesterone ; Deoxycorticosterone, LC/MS/MS; DOC
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82633

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