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Test Code PTESTO Testosterone, Pooled

Additional Information

A pooled testosterone consists of 3 draws at 20 min apart

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Specimen Volume

2 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 2 days, Refrigerated: 7 days

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen grossly hemolyzed

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA)

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Reference Ranges

Males: >16 years: 280 - 800 ng/dL

Females: >16 years: 6 - 82 ng/dL

Units of Measure

ng/dL

CPT Code

84403

LOINC Code

2986-8

EMR Interface Order Code

27310