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Sex Hormone Binding Complex (SHBG)

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Sex Hormone Binding Complex (SHBG)
Synonym(s)
SHBG
Test ID
SHBG
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li‑heparin plasma.
Specimen Requirements
SST
Stability
5 days at 20‑25 °C
7 days at 2‑8 °C
12 months at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C)
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
EDTA plasma
Methodology
electrochemiluminescence immunoassay “ECLIA”
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
84270
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
Males 20-49 yrs: 16.5-55.9 nmol/L
>49 yrs: 19.3-76.4 nmol/L
Females: 18-144 nmol/L
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
13967-5