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Testosterone, Measured Bioavailable

Referred out for testing

Source Blood
Mnemonic

MISCREFBL

Misc Ref Test Name field: See Comment

If test requested has the specific words "measured bioavailable testosterone", then follow the instructions on this page.

Specimen Requirements

2 x 3.5 mL gold top SST tubes

Minimum 2.0 mL serum required

Collection must occur only between 06:00 and 10:00.

CLS staff: Proceed with specimen collection and transport to DSC Accession. DSC Referrals will oversee the physician approval process.

Note to ordering physician: This test requires review and approval by CLS Medical & Scientific Staff. Please contact CLS Referrals at 403-770-3285 for further information on the approval process.

Specimen Handling

PSC & RRL: Centrifuge, pour off and transport serum to DSC. Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.

Extra-regional: Centrifuge, pour off and freeze serum prior to transport to DSC. Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.

DSC: Freeze specimens upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.

Additional Information
Testing Location Dynacare
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s) Bioavailable Measured Testosterone, Measured Bioavailable Testosterone
Reference Interval