Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Testosterone, Total/Free Adult (Male and Female) Order Code : LABTESFTA
Synonyms: SHBG bound testosterone
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive
Required Volume: 3.5 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 2 mL
Methodology: Total Testosterone by Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS); SHBG by Automated Chemiluminescent Immunometric Assay; Free and Bioavailable Testosterone by calculation
Components: Total Testosterone, Free Testosterone
Standard Run Times: Tue-Thu
Turnaround Time: 7 days
Special Handling: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube. Spin down and send 3.5 mL of serum refrigerated. (Note: Patient's age and sex are required on request form for processing.)
CPT Codes: 84402 - Testosterone, Free; 84403 - Testosterone, Total
LPCH EPIC Code: LABTESFTA
SHC EPIC Code: LABTESFTA
Causes For Rejection: Serum or plasma sample collected in gel tube
Department: Special Chemistry
Clinical Specialties: Endocrinology