4228 Testosterone, total

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Serum 7 Days 2 - 8° C Male: 241-827 ng/dL
Female: 14-76 ng/dL

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Immunochemiluminometric

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To determine abnormal testosterone level in males and females; in males, an abnormal level may help to explain difficulty getting an erection (erectile dysfunction), inability of partner to get pregnant (infertility), or premature or delayed puberty.

CPT Codes

84403

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