Test Name

Test ID: 

702903

CPT code:

82533

Synonyms:

Dexamethasone Suppression Test

Clinical Use:

A reflex profile that tests adrenal suppression with dexamethasone.

Specimen Type:

Serum or plasma, frozen

Requested Volume: 

3 mL

Minimum Volume: 

1 mL

Container Type: 

Plastic urine container without preservative3 mL

Storage Instructions:

Submission/transport (<3 days): Room temperature. For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.

Stability Requirements:

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

2 days

Refrigerated

2 days

Frozen

1 year

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Rejection Criteria:

Urine in preservative tube

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