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Deoxycortisol (11-deoxycortisol, 11-DOC)

Deoxycortisol (11-deoxycortisol, 11-DOC)

11-DOC is used in the differential diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (11 beta hydroxylase deficiency). 11-DOC should be determined if a 46 XX virilized infant has normal 17OH-progesterone. 11-DOC is used as part of the metyrapone test as a measure of the pituitary-adrenal axis.

Tube 02 (SE) - Serum No Gel
ID Tests&Tubes0145
Turn Around Turnaround time stated by Royal London: 10 days
Send to Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: Royal London (Bart's Health NHS trust))
Contact For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: leedsth-tr.pathologycustomerservice@nhs.net.
Advice Full Referred Test details logged internally on the referred test database [BSF2REC17003]http://leedspath.myeqms.com/Administrator/LoadDocADM.asp?ID=82998&Ext=True&CCID=1
Collection Con For paediatrics, plain serum tube without gel is preferred. Adults: serum with gel is acceptable. Instructions for lab: Centrifuge sample, separate and freeze serum.
Sample REQ Blood
Ref. Range Notes 7-13 nmol/L, for 9 am samples
Units nmol/L
Telepath No code. Book in as PROB1L (comment NRSOT) & SA1R