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Name
DHEA Sulfate

Synonyms
Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
1 ml of blood in a mint green or red top w/ yellow ring gel tube

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
1-2 hours

Processing Instructions
Spin and refrigerate

Methodology
Chemilluminescent Immunoassay

Ranges
Age Dependent µg/dL
0-11 months 88-356
1-5 years 0-29
6-12 years 0-149
13-15 years 30-550
Adult male 70-670
Adult female 50-540
Postmenopausal 30-260


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