Testosterone Testing, Total, Males (Adult), Immunoassay
Formal Name of the Test:
Testosterone, Total, Males (Adult), Immunoassay
Other Names Used:
Testosterone is almost entirely bound to transport proteins when it circulates: typically, less than 1-2 percent is free. The main testosterone transport protein is known as sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) or testosterone-estradiol binding globulin (TeBG). Testosterone levels are used to diagnose erectile dysfunction, infertility, gynecomastia, and osteoporosis, as well as to evaluate hormone replacement therapy.
There is no need for any prior preparation.
Test Performed at:
Quest Diagnostics, Test Code 873
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