SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis, grossly lipemic and icteric specimens, plasma

Methodology
Immunochemiluminometric Assay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
Males:    11-56 nmol/L  
Non-Pregnant Females:    18-163 nmol/L  

Performed
Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5 days
Test CodeSHBG
CPT-4 Code (s)
84270
LOINC Codes
13967-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory