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Testosterone

Test Code:

XU0121

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)

0 - 20yrs:- no reference interval

Females:-
21 - 49yrs: 0.5 - 1.9 nmol/L
>/= 50yrs: 0.4 - 1.2 nmol/L

Males:
21 - 49yrs: 8.3 - 30.2 nmol/L
>/= 50yrs: 7.7 - 24.8 nmol/L

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Clinical Chemistry

Contact Number

6394 1383

Day and Time Performed

Mon - Fri: 0800 hrs - 1700 hrs
Sat: 0800 hrs - 1230 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

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