Dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS)

Included in meta analysis


Garde AH, Hansen AM, Skovgaard LT and Christensen JM, 2000, Clin Chem, 46, 551-9 , Seasonal and biological variation of blood concentrations of total cholesterol, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, hemoglobin A1C, IgA, prolactin and free testosterone in healthy women


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand A
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis B
7. Steady State C
8. Outlier Analysis B
9. Normality A
10. Variance Homogeneity C
12. CI A
13. No of Results A
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score C7,10

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand Dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS)
Unit micromol / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Immunoassay; Competitive
Number of Subjects 11
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 11
Ethinicity Unknown
Age Mean / Median 35.0
Age Min 26.0
Age Max 44.0
Age SD
Number of Males 0
Number of Females 11
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 1
Study Duration Units Year
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 1
Interval Units Month
Sampling Times Start Time: 09.00
End Time: 11.00
Number of Samples 12
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 12.0
Average Number of Replicates 1.0
Estimates of CVi 7.1
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 2.75, Upper: 8.78
Estimates of CVg 21.0
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 14.77, Upper: 35.82
Analytical CV 5.3
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 3.84, Upper: 8.54
Measurand Mean 6.6
Measurand Min 2.8
Measurand Max 14.5
Measurand SD