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Lab Test Dictionary

3a-Androstanediol Glucuronide (3-Alpha Diol G) (5276X)

Methodology

Enzyme Digestion; Chromatography; Radioimmunoassay (RIA)


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Lab Test Days

1 Day a week; A.M.

Standard TAT

7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

4 mL

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Serum collected in a serum separator tube (SST) or plasma collected in EDTA (lavender-top), EDTA (royal blue-top), Sodium heparin (dark green-top), Lithium heparin (green-top), Sodium fluoride (gray-top), 3.2% Sodium Citrate (light blue-top), ACD solution B (yellow-top), Potassium oxalate (gray-top), or PPT Potassium EDTA (white-top) tubes are also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 2 Years

Test Volume Required

2 mL

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 mL


CPT Codes

82154


Revised

05-14-13

Initials

SL