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Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code SHBG
Performed by ESCI
Sendout? Yes
Method Two-site IRMA
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Serum (plasma not acceptable)
Preferred volume 0.5 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.2 mL serum (would not allow repeat testing)
UCSF Rejection Criteria Plasma sample received
Processing notes Process immediately. Freeze serum in plastic vial at -20C. Order Esoterix test # 500299.
Units nmol/L
Normal range
1 mo-2 years 60-252 nmol/L
1-8 years 72-220 nmol/L
Pubertal males 16-100 nmol/L
Pubertal females 36-125 nmol/L
≥ 18 year old males 20-60 nmol/L
≥ 18 year old females 40-120 nmol/L
Postmenopausal females 28-112 nmol/L
Turn around times Test performed Monday-Friday. Turnaround time: 1 day.
LOINC code 13967-5
Last Updated 10/2/2010 11:52:35 AM
Entry Number 853
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