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Pregnenolone

Components

Name Method Department Units
Pregnenolone High performance liquid chromatography or LC Tandem Mass spectrometry
Send Out ng/dL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

6 mL 2.5 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

6 mL 2.5 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 2 day(s)
Frozen - 24 month(s)
Room temperature - 4 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 1 hour, separate supernatant and freeze

Comments

Serum must be separated from cells within 1 hour of collection.

CPT Code

  • 84140