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Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)
Test Code: SHBG
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Serum​ Red Top Tube (RTT)​ 0.5 mL​ 0.4 mL​ 0.3 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum​ Refrigerated​ 2 days​
Frozen​ 2 months​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday​ 1 day​ Chemiluminescent Sandwich Immunoassay​
Test Information
Grossly obese subjects will tend to have decreased levels; elevated levels are seen with patients receiving exogenous estrogen and those with hyperthyroidism.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​
Adult male: 10-61 nmol/L
Adult female (non-pregnant): 19-125 nmol/L​
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
84270 ​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
​Cerner ​Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Serum​ Red Top Tube (RTT)​ 0.5 mL​ 0.4 mL​ 0.3 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum​ Refrigerated​ 2 days​
Frozen​ 2 months​
Test Information
Grossly obese subjects will tend to have decreased levels; elevated levels are seen with patients receiving exogenous estrogen and those with hyperthyroidism.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​
Adult male: 10-61 nmol/L
Adult female (non-pregnant): 19-125 nmol/L​
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday​ 1 day​ Chemiluminescent Sandwich Immunoassay​
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
84270 ​
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.