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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeSHBG
Method

Sandwich Elisa Assay

Diagnostic Use / Indications

SHBG is the binding protein for testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and estradiol amoungst other androgens. Evaluation of SHBG allows clinical interpretation into a number of endocrine disorders.  

External Price$27.53(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient SpecimenBlood 2 mL EDTA (T53) Heparin or Plain OK.
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsPlasma 200 uL. Freeze/refrigerate
Aliquot Transport to CHLAmbient
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Steroid Laboratory
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640886 | x80886
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours only
Turnaround Time2 - 7 days
Reference Interval

Reference Range      males  9 - 60, increases with age (see below)

                            females  20-90, increased with hormone therapy and OC use

 

Interpretation

Uncertainty of Measurement

12.1nmol/L +/-2.2 41nmol/L +/- 5 79nmol/L +/- 10 158nmol/L +/- 20

Additional Information

Steroid Laboratory Phone 03 3640 888

For results please contact Canterbury Health Laboratories ph. 03 364 0300.

Lewis JG & Elder PA. Alternative ELISA for sex hormone binding globulin in plasma. Clinical Chemistry; 44, 1999, 1998.

Lewis JG , Longley NJ, Elder PA. Monoclonal antibodies to human sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG): Characterisation and use in a simple enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) of SHBG in plasma. Steroids: 64 259-265, 1999.

Lewis JG & Elder PA. Abbreviated direct and indirect ELISA: A new and simple format. Clinical Chemistry; 46, 137-139, 2000.

Delphic Number Test Number3711

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