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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Androstenedione


Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

Common AbbreviationsAND
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationExcessive androstenedione production may occur in PCOS, idiopathic hirsutism, ovarian and adrenal neoplasms and congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). Measurements are also useful in monitoring treatment of CAH patients.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume0.2mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time7 days
LaboratoryHull Royal Infirmary
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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