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19958: Testosterone, Total (Males), Immunoassay Print View
Testosterone, Tot,MaleAdult IA  Male < 18 years: Call Client Services
Male >= 18 years: 250 - 827 
ng/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 12 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

Testosterone circulates almost entirely bound to transport proteins; normally less than 1-2 % is free. The principal transpor t protein for testosterone is know as sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) or testosterone-estradiol binding globulin (TeBG). Testosterone measurements are used to assess erectile dysfunction, infertility, gynecomastia, and osteoporosis and assess hormone replacement therapy.

Specify age and sex on test request form. NOTE: When requesting Total
Testosterone for pediatric and female patients please refer to
Testosterone, Total, LC/MS/MS, test code 15983.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
84403

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Method: Immunoassay Transport Temperature: Room temperature






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