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Test ID: DHTS
Dihydrotestosterone, Serum

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

81479

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Males

Cord blood: < or =100 pg/mL

< or =6 months: < or =1,200 pg/mL

Tanner Stages  

Mean

Age

Reference Range (pg/mL)

Stage I (>6 months and prepubertal)

7.1 years

< or =50

Stage II

12.1 years

< or =200

Stage III

13.6 years

80-330

Stage IV

15.1 years

220-520

Stage V

18 years

240-650

>19 years: 112-955 pg/mL

 

Females

Cord blood: < or =50 pg/mL

< or =6 months: < or =1,200 pg/mL

Tanner Stages  

Mean

Age

Reference Range (pg/mL)

Stage I (>6 months and prepubertal)

7.1 years

< or =50

Stage II

10.5 years

< or =300

Stage III

11.6 years

< or =300

Stage IV

12.3 years

< or =300

Stage V

14.5 years

< or =300

20-55 years: < or =300 pg/mL

>55 years: < or =128 pg/mL

 

1. Pang S, Levine LS, Chow D, et al: Dihydrotestosterone and its relationship to testosterone in infancy and childhood. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1979;48:821-826

2. Stanczyk FZ: Diagnosis of hyperandrogenism: biochemical criteria. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 2006;20(2):177-191



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