Test Details

Mnemonic

SHBG

Ordering Code

1013500

CPT-4 Code(s)

84270

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis, grossly lipemic and icteric specimens, plasma

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 60 days

Methodology

Chemiluminescence
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Reference Range

Males: 11 - 56 nmol/L
Non-Pregnant Females: 18 - 163 nmol/L
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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