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ID:194 Testosterone
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DescriptionA major androgen hormone.
IndicationHirsutism, virilisation, menstrual irregularities, infertility, impotence, gynaecomastia, delayed puberty.
Additional InfoUsed to study hypo- and hyperandogenism in men and women and to assess pubertal status in children. PLEASE NOTE: TEST CAN ONLY BE ADDED TO A SAMPLE WITHIN 8 HOURS OF COLLECTION (CENTAUR ANALYSIS) Send to: Specialist Laboratory Medicine Block 46 St James hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationOther tests such as gonadotrophins may aid in diagnosis.

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol1 ml
Freq.Daily (Centaur)/Weekly (TMS)

Ref. Range (Male)8 - 30
Ref. Range (Female)<2.8
Ref. Range (Paed) 6/12 to puberty <0.9
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsnmol/L
IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 23/01/2020 08:51:41. Published By Sylvia Bennett on 23/01/2019 08:51:41.