SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN

Mnemonic

SHBG

Synonym

SHBG

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST)

Handling

Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Indicate age and sex on test requisition.

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Specimens collected in lavender (EDTA) tubes

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: 1 month- freeze only once

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.
Age related ranges.

CPT Codes

84270

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:30 AM