Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
SHBGG      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 84270.01         Geisinger Epic ID: 35862

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma or serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL plasma or serum; minimum 0.5 mL.
Patient preparation:
For patients receiving high biotin doses, wait until 8 hours after last dose.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge serum or plasma at 1100-2000 x g for 10 minutes at room temperature. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 3 days. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Males 12-91 nmol/L
Females 17-176 nmol/L
CPT code(s):
84270
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG)
Methodology:
Electrochemiluminescence
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 11/05/2018

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily
Performed stat? No
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