Useful for diagnosis of intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis (disseminated intravascular coagulation) especially when combined with clinical information and other laboratory test data. Also useful for excluding the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis.
Lt. Blue (1)
Draw tube MUST be filled to line. Pour off plasma and freeze within 4 hours of draw.
Useful for the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of hyperandrogenism (in conjunction with measurements of other sex steroids) or as an adjunct in the diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). DHEA/DHEA-S measurements play a secondary role to the measurements of cortisol/cortisone, 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone, and androstenedione.
Useful for diagnosis and differential diagnosis of hyperandrogenism (in conjunction with measurements of other steroids), and as an adjunct in the diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Useful in the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of premature adrenarche.
Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).
Useful for demonstrating in vivo coating of RBCs with IgG or the complement component C3d in the following settings: autoimmune hemolytic anemia, hemolytic transfusion reactions, or drug-induced hemolytic anemia.
Useful as a rapid screening for preliminary qualitative results of multiple drugs and drug metabolites including: Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cannabinoids, Cocaine Metabolites, Phencyclidine, Morphine, Methamphetamine, Methadone, Oxycodone,
Sterile Container (1)
RT (72 Hours)
Lateral Flow Chromatographic Immunoassay
Drug Test, Drug Abuse, Drug Screen, Urine Toxicology, Drugs of Abuse