DHTS - Overview: Dihydrotestosterone, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: DHTS    
Dihydrotestosterone, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Monitoring patients receiving 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor therapy or chemotherapy


Evaluating patients with possible 5 alpha-reductase deficiency

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Steroid Pathways in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Dihydrotestosterone, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Serum Dihydrotestosterone