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Test Compendium

6589: DEOXYCORTICOSTERONE (DOC),S

Test Code

  • 6589

Test Synonym

  • Deoxycorticosterone, LC/MS/MS

Minimum Volume

  • 3 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

Turn Around Time

  • 5 days

CPT Codes

  • 82633
    *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

  • 3 mL SERUM OR PLASMA (EDTA or Heparin)

Additional Information

  • Separate serum from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple test on frozen samples, PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 3 days REFRIGERATED: 3 days FROZEN: 2 years