Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 13, 2019 @ 10:13 am

5024

Sex Hormone Binding Globulin

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • 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 and 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
  • State age and sex of patient.
Rejection Criteria:
  • EDTA plasma
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84270
Interpretive Data:
Male Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 4 week(s) : 9-60 nmol/L
  • 4 week(s) - 1 year(s) : 51-178 nmol/L
  • 1 - 3 year(s) : 36-133 nmol/L
  • 3 - 6 year(s) : 33-124 nmol/L
  • 6 - 9 year(s) : 32-122 nmol/L
  • 9 - 12 year(s) : 27-79 nmol/L
  • 12 - 15 year(s) : 11-54 nmol/L
  • 15 - 18 year(s) : 9-46 nmol/L
  • 18 - 150 year(s) : 9-68 nmol/L

Female Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 4 week(s) : 10-43 nmol/L
  • 4 week(s) - 1 year(s) : 43-154 nmol/L
  • 1 - 3 year(s) : 43-134 nmol/L
  • 3 - 6 year(s) : 41-121 nmol/L
  • 6 - 9 year(s) : 26-88 nmol/L
  • 9 - 12 year(s) : 17-85 nmol/L
  • 12 - 15 year(s) : 14-65 nmol/L
  • 15 - 18 year(s) : 8-64 nmol/L
  • 18 - 150 year(s) : 17-111 nmol/L


Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with this test and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that 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.

Please Note: Sex HB Globulin reference range change as of 11/7/2019.
Components:
  • 5024 - SEX HB GLOBULIN
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