Testosterone, total

Alphabetical Test listing

Testosterone, total-44

  
Testosterone, total
  
44
  
84403.0
  
TST
  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days*

Ambient - 8 hours

Frozen (OK)

*Allina Health Laboratory stability studies have shown this analyte to be stable up to 5 days when stored refrigerated in gel tubes.

  
  • Specimens from Lithium heparin plasma separator tubes (PST or PST-II) cannot be used
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 - 2 days
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) and Chemiflex

  

Female:   14 - 53 ng/dL
Male:     241 - 827 ng/dL

Early-morning testosterone levels in young male individuals are, on average, 50% higher than p.m. levels. Allina Health Laboratory reference ranges have been derived from a.m. specimens.

  
84403
  
No
  
11/30/2001
  
09/11/2018
  
02/17/2020