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Epic Code LAB857 Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG), Blood Level

Test Name Alias

Sex Hormone Binding Globulin Level | SHBG Level | 4104

Interface Order Alias

10475

Collection Instructions

 

Specimen Collection: Blood

Container(s): Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel) OR Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok: Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Mint Green tube (preferred tube): Gently invert 8 – 10 times to mix lithium heparin anticoagulant with blood.
  • Gold: Gently invert 8 –  10 times to mix clot activator with blood.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours - See processing instructions

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Plasma or Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

 

Processing Instructions:

  • Plasma is preferred specimen type
  • Green Tube/Plasma: Centrifuge after collection.
  • Gold Tube/Serum: Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerated: 3 days

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 3 days

Test Frequency

Available daily, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Adult Male
18 Years – 150 Years: 10 – 57 nmol/L

 

Non-pregnant, Adult Female
18 Years – 150 Years: 18 – 144 nmol/L

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

CPT

84270-LAB SEX BINDING HORMONE

CDM Code

4059007

Epic Test ID

1230101170

LOINC

SHBG: 13967-5

Beaker LOINC

LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A
SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN: 13967-5

Mayo Access Code

SHO4104

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN
Beaker Display Name: Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)
BEAKER TEST NAME: SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Sex Hormone Binding Globulin

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated