Description: Significant deviations from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician.
Includes: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)
Comprehensive Metabolic Profile ( includes eGFR ): Albumin, Albumin/Globulin Ratio (calculated), Alkaline Phosphatase, ALT, AST, BUN/Creatinine Ratio (calculated), Calcium, Carbon Dioxide, Chloride, Creatinine with GFR Estimated, Globulin (calculated), Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Total Bilirubin, Total Protein, Urea Nitrogen
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA-s) Sulfate
DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone), Unconjugated, LC/MS/MS
Patient Instructions: Patient should fast for 12 hours preceding collection of specimen. This test must be drawn between 7 AM and 10 AM. Assay is not recommended when patient is receiving prednisone/prednisolone therapy due to cross reactivity with the antibody used in this assay. Fasting is defined as no consumption of food or beverage other than water for at least 8 - 10 hours before testing.
Estimated turnaround for results is 5 business days. If confirmation testing is required, the estimated time may be extended.
Patient Instructions: Patient should fast for 12 hours preceding collection of specimen. Specimen should be collected during the morning hours, between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM. This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H or coenzyme R). It is recommended to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of specimen.