Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) Sulfate
- DHEA Sulfate
The Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEA) test is used as a work up for women with infertility, amenorrhea, or hirsutism to identify the source of excessive androgen; aid in the evaluation of androgen excess (hirsutism and/or virilization), including Stein-Leventhal syndrome and adrenocortical diseases, including congenital adrenal hyperplasia and adrenal tumor. DHEA-S is not increased with hypopituitarism. It is low in Addison disease.