Deoxycorticosterone (DOC)
Label Mnemonic: DOC
Epic Lab Code: LAB2991
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1.0 mL serum
Absolute Minimum: 0.3 mL serum (allows for one run only at reference lab).
Rejection Criteria:
Grossly hemolyzed specimens. Ambient temperature samples.
Turn Around Time:
2-5 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Gestation Time, Age Premature (26-28 weeks) 20-105 ng/dL Premature (29-33 weeks) Not Established Premature (34-36 weeks) 28-78 ng/dL Full Term Newborn Elevated at birth; decreases to 7-49 ng/dL during first week Age 1-11 months 7-49 ng/dL Prepubertal children Less than or equal to 34 ng/dL Adults Less than or equal to 19 ng/dL
Methodology:
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
CPT Code:
82633