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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • DEOXYCORTICOSTERONE (DOC),S

Test Code

  • 6589

Test Synonym

  • Deoxycorticosterone, LC/MS/MS

Minimum Volume

  • 3 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum Or Plasma

Primary Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube, Green Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Transport Temp

  • Frozen

TAT

  • 5 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 3 mL SERUM OR PLASMA (EDTA or Heparin)

Specimen Retention

  • Separate serum from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple test on frozen samples, PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED.