Testosterone, Total Males (Adult), ImmunoassayMain Content
Test Code: 873
Supply: 53712 Red Top Tube (NO GEL) 10mL
Limitations: Immunoassay does not provide sufficient sensitivity in detecting low concentrations among non-adults and women.
Clinical Significance: Testosterone circulates almost entirely bound to transport proteins: Normally less than 1-2% is free. The principal transport protein for testosterone is known as sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) or testosterone-estradiol binding globulin (TeBG). Testosterone measurements are used to assess erectile dysfunction, infertility, gynecomastia, and osteoporosis and to assess hormone replacement therapy.
Additional names: N/A
Supply: T05 - Red Top Tube (NO GEL) 10mL
Preferred Specimen: Serum
Preferred Volume: 1mL
Transport Container: Red Top Tube (NO GEL)
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 72 hours
Special Instructions: This assay should be performed on adult (> or = 18 years) males. Immunoassay does not provide sufficient sensitivity in detecting low concentrations among non-adults and women.
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