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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for DHEAS

Recent changes for DHEAS
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
7th October 2020
Preferred Specimen Type

Serum

Serum
Plasma

Optional Container Type

Lithium Heparin (with Gel)

7th October 2020
Frequency

Weekly

DHEAS

Alternative Names:Dehydro-Epiandrosterone Sulphate
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:DHEAS
Specimen Types:Serum
Plasma
Container Types:
SST
Lithium Heparin (with Gel)
Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekly
Additional Notes:

Assay performed on Abbott Alinity i (CMIA) from 21/07/2020

Females

11-14 years 0.2-4.6umol/L
15-19 years 1.7-13.4umol/L
20-24 years 3.6-11.1 umol/L
25-34 years 2.6-13.9 umol/L
35-44 years 2.0-11.1 umol/L
45-54 years 1.5-7.7 umol/L
55-64 years 0.8-4.9 umol/L
65-70 years 0.9-2.1 umol/L
>70 years <2.1 umol/L

Males
11-14 years 0.5-6.6umol/L
15-19 years 1.2-10.4 umol/L
20-24 years 6.5-14.6 umol/L
25-34 years 4.6-16.1 umol/L
35-44 years 3.8-13.1 umol/L
45-54 years 3.7-12.1 umol/L
55-64 years 1.3-9.8 umol/L
65-70 years 6.2-7.7 umol/L
>70 years <2.1 umol/L

246 females, 240 males at one site

Alinity i DHEA-S Reagent kit insert (March 2018)