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Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) (Endocrine Sciences)
|Methodology:||Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography- Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
Collect: Plain Red OR Serum Separator Tube (SST) OR Green (Heparin) Top Tube - 0.6 ml serum or plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Allow blood (SST AND Red) to clot at room temperature (30 min) and separate serum or plasma from cells. Blood in Green Tube separate from cells ASAP. Transfer serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube .
Storage/Transport Temperature: Room Temperature.
Unacceptable Conditions: Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.Stability: After separation from cells: Room Temperature/Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
NOTE: * This test is not available for New York patients, please refer to test code Y269 for specimen requirements.*
|Cross Reference:||DTH, Dihydrotestosterone, LC/MS/MS|