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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Dihydrotestosterone


Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

Common AbbreviationsDHT
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationUsed to investigate ambiguous genitalia in neonates and young children. Also used in the diagnosis of 5 alpha- reductase deficiency
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume1.5mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time28 days
LaboratorySAS Steroid Hormone Centre St James's University Hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF 0113 206 4717
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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