MedPlus Labs


Code: BC00201

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Sample Type: SERUM

Method: ELISA


Testosterone is the male hormone. However, both men and women produce this hormone. This test may be performed to aid in the diagnosis of several conditions like delayed puberty, decreased libido, infertility, erectile dysfunction, tumors of the testes, pituitary and hypothalamus disorders and hirsutism or virilization in women. Testosterone in the blood is predominantly bound to proteins, albumin and SHBG (Sex hormone binding globulin). However if an abnormality in these protein levels is suspected, then a free testosterone of bioavailable testosterone test is performed.

Test Instructions

Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking

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