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Dehydroepiandrostenedione

Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestDehydroepiandrostenedione
Common AbbreviationsDHEAS DHAS
ProfileNA
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationUsed to investigate delayed or precocious puberty and androgen secreting tumours.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume0.5mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time7 days
LaboratoryHull Royal Infirmary
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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