Laboratory medicine 92267 - Sex hormone binding globulig (shbg)

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Billing Amount: $13.56


Total testosterone (TT) should be the first test performed for the assessment of androgen deficiency.

In adult males (>18 yrs.), SHBG should only be done on patients whose TT lies within the upper half of the subnormal range + 10% (4-10 nmol/L for current Centaur method).

SHBG may be requested and measured in females between the ages of 19-49, or in others if approved by the laboratory physician, as clinically warranted.

For males, the morning specimen should be collected before 11 AM.
Designated approved on a provisional basis awaiting further review.

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