11-Deoxycortisol, Pediatric

Abbrev Code:11DCTP   
Order Code:LAB6874Order Name:11-Deoxycortisol, Pediatric
Synonyms:11-deoxy-17-hydroxycorticosterone; Cortodoxone; Deoxycortisol
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 82634 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-9 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.7 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Purple (EDTA)
Collection Instructions:An early morning specimen is preferred.
Causes for Rejection:Collection in a gel top tube.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:3 days at room temperature; 14 days refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:30543


Reference Range:



1-12 mo

10-200 ng/dL

1-4 y

7-210 ng/dL

5-9 y

≤ 122 ng/dL

10-13 y

≤ 245 ng/dL

14-17 y

≤ 302 ng/dL



Premature (31-35 wk)

≤ 235 ng/dL


≤ 170 ng/dL


Tanner Stages


11-150 ng/dL

II-III Female


IV-V Male

14-120 ng/dL

IV-V Female

17-120 ng/dL



Use:11-Deoxycortisol (Compound S) is useful in diagnosing patients with 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency (second leading cause of congenital adrenal hyperplasia) and primary (adrenal failure) or secondary (hypothalamic-pituitary ACTH deficiency) adrenal insufficiency.

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