Testosterone, Free, Bioavailable and Total, MS

Test Code
14966


CPT Codes
82040, 84270, 84403

Includes
Testosterone, Total, MS
Testosterone, Free
Testosterone, Bioavailable
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)
Albumin


Preferred Specimen
2.8 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)


Minimum Volume
1.3 mL


Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial


Transport Temperature
Room temperature


Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis • Grossly lipemic • Serum separator tube (SST)


Methodology
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry • Calculation (CALC) • Spectrophotometry (SP) • Immunochemiluminescent Assay

Setup Schedule
Set up: Daily; Report available: 2 days


Reference Range
See Laboratory Report


Clinical Significance
Helpful in assessing testicular function in males and managing hirsutism, virilization in females.


Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



The CPT Codes provided in this document 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 payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.