Apr 12, 2016




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Testosterone, Total, Adult Male

Testosterone, Total, Adult Male (XTTEST) Chemistry Lab Test

Name: Testosterone, Total, Adult Male

Test Name: Testosterone, Total, Adult Male

Health Link Test Code: XTTEST

LIS Test Code: TESTO

CPT Code(s): 84403

Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Not available stat.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Red cap with yellow ring (SST)

Also Acceptable: Red top

Collection Volume: 1 mL

Stability Ambient:

8 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

7 days

Stability Frozen:

>7 days

Sample Analyzed: Serum

Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Processing:

Centrifuge. If a complete barrier has not formed, transfer cell-free serum to plastic vial. Refrigerate.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.


 Male:  ng/dL
 14-15 years  36-632
16-18 years 148-794
19 years and up 240-871

Interpretation Type: Reference Interval

Test Limitations:

Results may be affected if patient has developed heterophilic antibodies due to exposure to animal based protein products.

Additional Information:

For all females and males <14 years of age, order "Testosterone, Total, Female/Child".