Lab Test

Premature Adrenarche: Profile 2

LabCorp #500913, Esoterix #500930, EPIC: LAB6322, SOFT: XPA2


  • This profile includes: Androstenedione, DHEA, Testosterone, 17-OH-Pregnenolone, and 17-A-OH-Progesterone.
  • A number of drugs are known to influence endocrine function directly, or to interfere with assay methodology. Whenever possible, physicians should consider discontinuing all drugs, except those necessary to the patient's well-being, several days prior to sample collection. Always note any drugs being administered on the Test Request Form.  

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect (preferred specimen): Two plain Red-top tubes.

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube and freeze (-20°C/-4°F or below).

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 2.0 mL serum, frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below). (Min: 1.5 mL)

Rejection Criteria

  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.


Store specimen frozen.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday.
Results available within 4-7 days.

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Radioimmunoassay after Solvent Extraction.

CPT Code

82157, 82626, 83498, 84143, 84403.

Test Codes

LabCorp #500913, Esoterix #500930, EPIC: LAB6322, SOFT: XPA2

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