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Free Testosterone (Calc), Testosterone, SHBG, Albumin, FAI

Test Code:

IC5001

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Gel separator tube (Adult)
Microtube (Paeds)

Specimen Requirement

​Plain Blood
Adult: 5 mL
Paediatric: 1.3 mL


Invert blood 5 times after blood collection ensures the anticoagulant is well mixed with the blood. This will ensure results are reliable.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

​3 - 4 hrs

Reference Value(s)

Refer to test name, 'Testosterone' and 'Albumin'.
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) -
Females:
Age Group Lower Limit (nmol/L) Upper Limit (nmol/L)
1 month - < 1 year 36.2 229
1 - < 8 years 41.8 188.7
8 - < 11 years 26.4 162.4
11 - < 13 years 14.9 107.8
13 - < 15 years 11.2 98.2
15 - < 17 years 9.8 84.1
17 - < 19 years 10.8 154.6
19 years & above 11.7 137.2
Males:
Age Group Lower Limit (nmol/L) Upper Limit (nmol/L)
1 month - < 1 year 36.2 229
1 - < 8 years 41.8 188.7
8 - < 11 years 26.4 162.4
11 - < 13 years 14.9 107.8
13 - < 15 years 11.2 98.2
15 - < 19 years 9.7 49.6
19 years & above 11.2 78.1
Free Testosterone (Calculated) -
19 years & above Females 0.003 - 0.058 nmol/L
19 years & above Males 0.180 - 0.994 nmol/L
Free Androgen Index (FAI) -
Pre-menopausal women: <= 7.3
Post-menopausal women: <= 8.0

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

​Clinical Chemistry

Contact Number

6394 1383

Day and Time Performed

​Monday - Friday: 0800 - 1730 hrs
Saturday: 0800 - 1230 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Free Testosterone (Calc), Testosterone, SHBG, Albumin, FAI IC5001
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