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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • DEXAMETHASONE SUPPRESSION 8AM

Test Code

  • 5093

Test Synonym

  • Dexamethasone Suppression Test

Minimum Volume

  • 1 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum

Primary Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated

TAT

  • 3 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 1 mL Serum

Specimen Retention

  • If tube other than gel-barrier tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube. Label tube with patients name, collection time and date.