Test directory: Testosterone, Total

Ordering Code324
Test NameTestosterone, Total
AliasTotal Testosterone
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender), Plasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 6 Months
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Insufficient quantity, Re-frozen, Wrong specimen type, Heat-inactivated sample, Azide stabilized sample
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyElectrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Testosterone, Total0-49Y249-8368-48ng/dL
Testosterone, TotalADULT193-7403-41ng/dL