3a-Androstanediol Glucuronide, ELISA

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
0.5 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)

Patient Preparation
Fasting is preferred

Minimum Volume
0.25 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plasma collected in: EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 60 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Hemolysis • Moderate to Gross Lipemia • Icteria • Received room temperature • Samples containing azide or thimerosal

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

FDA Status
This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues a.m.; Report available: 5 days

Reference Range
Age Males (ng/dL) Females (ng/dL)
<18 Years Not established Not established
≥18 Years 251-1503 38-576

Clinical Significance
Marker for disorders of Peripheral Androgen Formation and Action, such as in Hirsutism and acne.

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.