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ID:186 Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)
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DescriptionSHBG is strongly regulated by nutritional status, insulin and thyroid hormones. Its measurement in hyperandrogenised women probably acts as an indirect index of insulin resistance but does not have any direct diagnostic utility.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna


Ref. Range (Male)13 - 71
Ref. Range (Female)18 - 114
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes

IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT14 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT14 days
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : JHB. Last edited on 24/05/2017 07:48:24. Published By Sylvia McLellan on 24/05/2016 07:48:24.