Container: Serum (Gold top)

Sample type: Serum

Test name: DHEAS a.k.a. Dehydroepiandrosterone, Dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate, DHEA sulphate

Condition / Indication: Rarely indicated test

Special precautions & notes: None.

Reference range: Female: 0-9y <0.5, >15y 1.6–7.8
Male: 0-9y <0.5, >15y 2.3 –10.0

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Alternative container: Li heparin (green top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 10 days

Referral location: Pathology, Department of Blood Sciences, 4th Floor Pathology and Pharmacy Building, The Royal London Hospital, 80 Newark Street, London E1 2ES