Test Catalog

Test ID: DHTS    
Dihydrotestosterone, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Monitoring patients receiving 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor therapy or chemotherapy

 

Evaluating patients with possible 5 alpha-reductase deficiency

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Steroid Pathways in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Dihydrotestosterone, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

5-a-dihydrotestosterone
5-Alpha-Dihydrotestosterone
Allodihydrotestosterone
Androstanolone
DHT
Serum Dihydrotestosterone
Stanolone