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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.
Indication
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentBlood Sciences
SampleBlood
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol1 mL
Freq.Weekly

Ref. Range (Male)13 - 71
Ref. Range (Female)18 - 114
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsnmol/L
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT14 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT14 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 24/05/2017 07:48:24. Published By Sylvia McLellan on 24/05/2016 07:48:24.