Androstenedione, LC/MS

General Information

UPHSM LIS Test #: 026746
Testing Time: 4-6 Days
Testing Lab: LabCorp

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 1.0 mL
Temperature: Ambient
Tube Type: red top serum
Collection Info:
Container: Red-top tube. Do not use a gel-barrier tube. The use of gel-barrier tubes is not recommended due to slow absorption of the steroid by the gel. Depending on the specimen volume and storage time, the decrease in androstenedione level due to absorption may be clinically significant.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Specimen Acceptability

Cause for Rejection:
Gross hemolysis; lipemia; gel-barrier tube


Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

CPT Codes


* The CPT codes provided 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 payer being billed.