Androstenedione, LC/MS/MS
Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Blood

Lab: Quest diagnostics

Results: 5-7 business days

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Description: Androstenedione is useful when evaluating patients with androgen excess and managing patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH). Androstenedione is a steroid that produces masculine characteristics and is produced by the testes, adrenal cortex and ovaries. This test may also be used when anabolic steroid abuse is suspected.

Alternative Names: AD