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Sex Hormone Binding Globulin

Order Name SHBG
Test Number: 3602657
Revision Date 06/15/2018
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
Chemiluminescence Assay 13967-5 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.5 mL) Serum Clot Activator SST Refrigerated
Alternate 1 1 mL (0.5 mL) Serum Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Refrigerated
Instructions Preferred to separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Stability: Ambient 4 hours. Refrigerated 8 days. Frozen 3 months.
Testing Schedule Mon-Fri 
Expected TAT 1-2 days  
CPT Code(s) 84270
Lab Section Chemistry