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Test Code FTEST Testosterone, Free, Bioavailable and Total

Important Note

Includes:

Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)

Testosterone, Total (TESTO)

Free Testosterone Calculation

Bioavailable Testosterone Calculation

Androgen Index

 

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
FTEST

 

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must arrive within 24 hours of draw.

 

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Container/Tube: Mint-top (Lithium heparin) tube

Specimen volume: 1.0 mL of plasma

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate plasma

2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Serum

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube

Specimen volume: 1.0 mL of serum

Collection Instructions: Note: 1. Indicate serum

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate; Freeze if >24 hrs.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Reference Values

See individual tests.