TESTOSTERONE, Women and Children (Esoterix)

Synonyms: Total Testosterone; Testosterone Women and Children
Computer Code: (RTESTE)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red, gold top tube preferred, lavender or sodium heparin green acceptable).
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge, remove serum, freeze. Min 0.5 mL serum. Plasma: centrifuge, remove plasma, freeze. Min 0.5 mL plasma Separate serum/plasma from cells within 45 min of collection.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: Send Out
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 84403
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII