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PDHE6 / 500156E
DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE (DHEA), PEDIATRIC, SERUM

Test Code PDHE6 / 500156E 
Test DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE (DHEA), PEDIATRIC, SERUM 
Methodology HPLC Tandem Mass Spectrometry 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down within one hour and send 1.0 mL (minimum 0.2mL) of serum FROZEN in a plastic screw-capped vial. 
Reference Values Age______________________________Range (ng/dL)

Premature Infants:
26 - 31 Weeks:_____________________82 - 1484
32 - 35 Weeks:_____________________56 - 1853


Full-Term Infants
2 - 7 Days:________________________41 - 1292
8 Days - 5 Months:_________________< 948
6 - 12 Months:____________________< 136

Pubertal Children and Adults:
1 5 yrs:_____________________________<68
6 7 yrs:_____________________________<111
8 10 yrs:____________________________<186
11 12 yrs:___________________________<202
13 14 yrs:___________________________<319
15 16 yrs:___________________________39 481
17 19 yrs:___________________________40 491
20 49 yrs:___________________________31 701
> or = 50 yrs:__________________________21 - 402 

Analytic Time 3 - 6 days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Thursday 
CPT Code(s) 82626