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SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN

 
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Description
 

CPT Code(s)

84270

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)

Reference Range(s)

<3 YearsNot established
Male Female
3-9 Years 32-158 nmol/L32-158 nmol/L
10-13 Years20-166 nmol/L24-120 nmol/L
14-17 Years20-87 nmol/L12-150 nmol/L
18-55 Years10-50 nmol/L17-124 nmol/L
>55 Years22-77 nmol/L14-73 nmol/L

Clinical Significance

Testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and estrogens circulate in serum bound to Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG). SHBG concentrations are increased in pregnancy, hyperthyroidism, cirrhosis, oral estrogen administration and by certain drugs. Concentrations are decreased by testosterone, hypothyroidism, Cushings syndrome, acromegaly and obesity.


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