3Alpha Diol G,5Alpha-Androstane-3 Alpha,17Beta-diol Glucuronide,5Alpha Diol G,Alpha Diol G
Marker for disorders of peripheral androgen formation and action, such as in hirsutism and acne.
Serum or plasma
0.5 ml this volume does not allow for repeat testing
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Fasting is preferred
Serum or plasma must be separated from cells within 45 minutes of venipuncture. Submit specimen in a plastic transport tube.
Refrigerated (preferred) or room temperature. Stable at room temperature or refrigerated for six days. Stable for three years frozen.
Hemolysis • Lipemia • Icteric • Received room temperature