Laboratory Test Detail

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

90203

Testosterone LC/MS, Females or Children

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection
  • Patient Preparation:Collect between 6-10 a.m.
    Remarks: This test is suggested for women and children due to an improved sensitivity of testosterone by LC-MS/MS.
Rejection Criteria:
  • EDTA plasma
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 6 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84403
Components:
  • 90203 - TESTOSTERONE LC/MS
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