Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 21, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2179

Testosterone

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • For patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (>5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
  • Minimize air exposure
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Specimen should be collected between 6-10 a.m.
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 6 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84403
Interpretive Data:
Male Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 11 year(s) : 0-20 ng/dl
  • 11 - 16 year(s) : 0-770 ng/dl
  • 16 - 20 year(s) : 100-1070 ng/dl
  • 20 - 50 year(s) : 180-917 ng/dl
  • 50 - 120 year(s) : 164-886 ng/dl

Female Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 11 year(s) : 0-12 ng/dl
  • 11 - 16 year(s) : 0-60 ng/dl
  • 16 - 20 year(s) : 0-70 ng/dl
  • 20 - 50 year(s) : 0-51 ng/dl
  • 50 - 120 year(s) : 0-41 ng/dl


Please Note: Reference range change as of 11/12/2018
Components:
  • 2179 - TESTOSTERONE
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