Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Specify age and sex on test request form.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Method: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: This assay is useful for diagnosis and followup of women with signs and symptoms of androgen excess like Polycystic ovarian syndrome and Idiopathic hirsutism. It is an adjunct in monitoring sex steroid and anti-androgen therapy, diagnosis of disorders of puberty / Thyrotoxicosis and diagnosis & followup of Anorexia nervosa.
Disease: Disorders of Endocrine System
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required