40510:SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN

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40510:SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN
Alias Names: SHBG
Methodology: Chemiluminescence (CL)
Edit Date: 4/18/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 84270
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 5 mL red top tube. Note: Collect at least 4 mL in tube.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 2 hours. Refrigerate. Freeze if specimen cannot be assayed within 7 days. Allow no more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Stability: 7 days refrigerated at 2-8 degrees C, or 2 months frozen at -20 degrees C.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated, or ifrozen on dry ice.
Comments: Grossly lipemic specimen may yield falsely elevated values.
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; more than one freeze/thaw cycle.

Reference Range:
AGE MALE FEMALE
1-3 years 50-180 nmol/L 60-190 nmol/L
4-6 years 45-175 nmol/L 55-170 nmol/L
7-9 years 28-190 nmol/L 35-170 nmol/L
10-12 years 23-160 nmol/L 17-155 nmol/L
13-15 years 13-140 nmol/L 11-120 nmol/L
16-17 years 10-60 nmol/L 19-145 nmol/L
≥ 18 years 11-80 nmol/L 30-135 nmol/L

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