Testosterone, Free, Bioavailable and Total, LC/MS/MS
- (QUEST DIAGNOSTICS)Description:
Free and weakly bound testosterone (FWBT), also referred to as bioavailable testosterone, is thought to reflect an individual's biologically active, circulating testosterone. Helpful in assessing testicular function in males and managing hirsutism, virilization in females.
This testosterone test will also provide Total Testosterone results when the value is >1500 but <10,000.
Significant deviations from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician.Includes: Testosterone, Total, LC/MS/MS
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)
If using a testosterone cream please be sure you have not rubbed any into the antecubital area of your arm for the last 24 hours as it can give elevated results.
Estimated turnaround for results is 7 business days. If confirmation testing is required, the estimated time may be extended.
Categories: Hormones and Metabolism
, Male Specific Tests