Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
Soft Order Code
SXHBG

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Sex Steroid Binding Protein
SHBG
Testosterone-Estradiol Binding Globulin (TeBG)
SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN
SXHBG

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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.

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
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
84270
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
13967-5

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.