Test Overview
Test Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Test Usage

Provides an index of tissue responsiveness to thyroid hormones.

Reference Range *

CHILDREN: not established. ADULT MALES: 10 - 89 nmol/L; ADULT FEMALES (NON-PREGNANT): 18 - 135 nmol/L.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
SXHBG
MiChart Code
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
Synonyms
  • Sex Steroid Binding Protein
  • SHBG
  • Testosterone-Estradiol Binding Globulin (TeBG)
  • SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN
  • SXHBG
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect blood in an SST (preferred) or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
84270
Fee Code
KA003
LOINC
13967-5
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