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Test Catalog

Test ID: FDSOX    
11-Desoxycortisol (Specific Compound S)

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). Separate within one hour and send 1 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

 

Note:    1. Serum gel tube is acceptable, but must pour off into a plastic screw cap vial and freeze.

            2. Minimum volume does not permit for repeat analysis.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

Pediatric minimum only: 0.2 mL
Note: Does not permit repeat analysis.

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Specimens other than Serum
Anticoagulants other than NA
Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icteric NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
SerumFrozen