3a-Androstanediol Glucuronide, ELISA

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
0.5 mL serum

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting is preferred

Minimum Volume
0.25 mL

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen -20° C: 60 days
Frozen -70° C: 6 months

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Moderately icteric

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; Report available: 4-6 days

Reference Range
Age Males
<18 Years Not established Not established
≥18 Years 425-3230 77-940

Clinical Significance
Measurement of 3a-androstanediol glucuronide (3ADG) is used in patients with hirsutism of either the idiopathic type or secondary to polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-San Juan Capistrano, CA
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042

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.