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Test Code SHBG2 SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN

Important Note

The results of this assay can be falsely lowered due to the consumption of Biotin. Please instruct patients to discontinue the use of vitamins or supplements that contain Biotin 12 hours before blood collection.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

SHBG2

LAB839 FAH5764

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 1 mL 0.3 mL 6 days

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday /  3 days / Not available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin 84270

 

Instrumentation

Siemens ADVIA Centaur XPT

Reference Range

Age Sex

Physiological
Status

Low High Units
≥21 years Female Pre-menopausal >10.8   nmol/L
  Female Post-menopausal 23.2 159.1 nmol/L
0 - 50 Years Male   14.6 94.6 nmol/L
≥50 years Male N/A 21.6 113.1 nmol/L

The results of this assay can be falsely lowered due to the consumption of Biotin. Please instruct patients to discontinue the use of vitamins or supplements that contain Biotin 12 hours before blood collection.

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
SHBG2 Sex Hormone Binding Globulin 13967-5