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Dehydroepiandrosterone

Also known as: DHEA, DHEAS, Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulphate

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Serum (Serum)

Collection requirements: No special requirements

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Immunoassay

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

John Radcliffe Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

< 2 weeks: 0.00 - 29.53 µmol/L
2 weeks - 4 years: 0.00 - 2.48 µmol/L
5 - 10 years: 0.00 - 4.86 µmol/L
11 - 14 years: 0.70 - 10.32 µmol/L
15 - 29 years: 1.33 - 12.46 µmol/L
30 - 39 years: 1.66 - 11.83 µmol/L
40 - 49 years: 0.96 - 12.66 µmol/L
50 - 59 years: 0.00 - 10.37 µmol/L
> 59 years: 0.00 - 8.14 µmol/L

Male

< 2 weeks: 0.00 - 29.53 µmol/L
2 weeks - 4 years: 0.00 - 2.48 µmol/L
5 - 10 years: 0.00 - 4.86 µmol/L
11 - 14 years: 0.70 - 10.32 µmol/L
15 - 29 years: 2.35 - 17.22 µmol/L
30 - 39 years: 1.72 - 12.59 µmol/L
40 - 49 years: 1.27 - 9.19 µmol/L
50 - 59 years: 0.92 - 6.74 µmol/L
> 59 years: 0.66 - 4.94 µmol/L