Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Specify age and sex on test request form.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 weeks
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 7 – 15 days
Usage: This assay is useful for monitoring patients receiving 5 alpha reductase inhibitor therapy or chemotherapy. It also helps to evaluate patients with possible 5 Alpha reducatse deficiency. Low levels are seen in patients on 5 Alpha reductase inhibitor therapy and in cases of genetic 5 Alpha reductase deficiency.
Specialty: Physician, Oncologist
Disease: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required