Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
ANDROSTENEDIONE - (S)
Test Code: ANSD
Clinical Information:
For women, it is recommended that specimens be collected 1 week before or after menstrual period.
 
This test is primarily used for the differential diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia and virulizing disorders.
Collection Devices:
(Fasting sample is recommended).
Specimen Required:


Serum: 1.0 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
In-Common Laboratories Reference Values
Age and gender specific reference ranges are provided on patient report.

New LC-MS/MS method and reference ranges effective June 27, 2016.
Availability:
Within 2 Weeks
See Also:
More Information:
Store and send frozen to In-Common Laboratories.  Multiple freeze/thaw unacceptable.