TESTOSTERONE

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
Severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens
Plasma

Methodology
Chemiluminescence

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Female: 10-80 ng/dL
Male: 241-827 ng/dL

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeTES
CPT-4 Code (s)
84403
LOINC Codes
2988-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory