Item Value
Test name Androstenedione
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday-Saturday. Turnaround time: 2-4 days.
Performed by Quest
Patient Preparation Early AM sample preferred
Normal range Pediatric:
1-12 months 6-78 ng/dL
1-4 years 5-51 ng/dL
5-9 years 6-115 ng/dL
10-13 years 12-221 ng/dL
14-17 years 22-225 ng/dL


Premature infants (31-35 weeks) ≤ 480 ng/dL
Term infants ≤ 290 ng/dL


Tanner Stages:
II-III Males 17-82 ng/dL
II-III Females 43-180 ng/dL
IV-V Males 57-150 ng/dL
IV-V Females 7-68 ng/dL


≥ 18 year old male:
18-30 years 50-220 ng/dL
31-50 years 40-190 ng/dL
51-60 years 50-220 ng/dL


≥ 18 year old female:
Follicular 35-250 ng/dL
Mid-cycle 60-285 ng/dL
Luteal 30-235 ng/dL
Postmenopausal 20-75 ng/dL
Container type Red top preferred (Gold top NOT acceptable), EDTA, Light Green and Dark Green acceptable
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Collection Instructions Early AM sample preferred
Sample type Serum or plasma

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667