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Test Compendium

6136: DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE

Test Code

  • 6136

Test Synonym

  • DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE, LC/MS/MS, DHT

Minimum Volume

  • 1 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube, Green Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Storage

  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 82651
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1 mL SERUM OR PLASMA

Additional Information

  • Red-top tube, SST ( gel-barrier tube), lavender-top (EDTA) tube or green-top (heparin) tube Separate serum or plasma from cells within one hour of collection. Send serum or plasma in a plastic transport tube. Transfer specimen to plastic transport tube before freezing.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 7 days REFRIGERATED: 7 days FROZEN: 19 months