Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
0099375
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
SHBG
Methodology
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens collected in lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 months  
Reference Interval
Age Male Female
1-​30 days
31-​364 days
1-​3 years
4-​6 years
7-​9 years
10-​12 years
13-​15 years
16-​17 years
18 years and older
13-​85 nmol/L
70-​250 nmol/L
50-​180 nmol/L
45-​175 nmol/L
28-​190 nmol/L
23-​160 nmol/L
13-​140 nmol/L
10-​60 nmol/L
11-​80 nmol/L
14-​60 nmol/L
60-​215 nmol/L
60-​190 nmol/L
55-​170 nmol/L
35-​170 nmol/L
17-​155 nmol/L
11-​120 nmol/L
19-​145 nmol/L
30-​135 nmol/L
Tanner Stage I
Tanner Stage II
Tanner Stage III
Tanner Stage IV
Tanner Stage V
26-​186 nmol/L
22-​169 nmol/L
13-​104 nmol/L
11-​60 nmol/L
11-​71 nmol/L
30-​173 nmol/L
16-​127 nmol/L
12-​98 nmol/L
14-​151 nmol/L
23-​165 nmol/L
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
84270
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0099375Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • SBP
  • Sex Steroid Binding Protein
  • SHBG
  • TeBG
  • Testosterone-Estradiol Binding Globulin
  • Testosterone-Estradiol Binding Globulin (TeBG)
  • Testosterone-Estrogen Binding Globulin