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Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS)

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Serum/gel (red/yellow)

Add-on requests are accepted


Turnaround Time:

72 hours


Investigation of disorders of sex development, early puberty, virilisation/hirsutism in women.

Concentration of DHEAS is high in neonates, then fall rapidly. Levels rise again during puberty, peak during early adulthood and then decline with age

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference range (umol/L)
All ages Females 0.9 - 11.6
  Males 2.2 - 15.2

Other Comments:

For more information, please see the following: DHEAS - Lab Tests Online

See also: LHFSHTestosteroneOestradiolCortisol17-Hydroxyprogesterone