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Testosterone, Free, Direct With Total Testosterone, LC/MS-MS
State patient's age and sex on the test request form.
Expected Turnaround Time
4 - 6 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
For more information, please view the literature below.
1.3 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Serum should be transferred from cells within one hour of collection and transferred to a plastic transport tube.
Causes for Rejection
Plasma specimen; gross lipemia (may yield erroneously high testosterone results); improper labeling
Evaluate hirsutism and masculinization in women; evaluate testicular function in clinical states in which testosterone-binding proteins may be altered (obesity, cirrhosis, thyroid disorders)
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Free: Direct analog enzyme immunoassay (EIA); Total: liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|070195||Testosterone, Free+Total LC/MS||070036||Testosterone, Total, LC/MS||ng/dL||2986-8|
|070195||Testosterone, Free+Total LC/MS||144981||Free Testosterone(Direct)||pg/mL||2991-8|