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|
|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))
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|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.
Minimum Volume: 250uL
Instructions for lab: Centrifuge sample, separate and freeze serum.
|Ref. Range Notes||7-13 nmol/L, for 9 am samples|
|Telepath||No code. Book in as PROB1L (comment NRSOT) & SA1R|