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Testosterone, Adult Male, Total

Mnemonic:    [Test M Tot]
Name:    Testosterone, Adult Male, Total
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    Tanner Stage I: M: <30 ng/dL; F: ,10 ng/dL
 Tanner Stage II:M: <150 ng/dL, F: <30 ng/dL
 Tanner Stage III:M: 100-320 ng/dL; F: <35 ng/dL
 Tanner Stage IV, V: 200-970 ng/dL; F: 15-40 ng/dL
 20-39 yrs M: 400-1080 ng/dL; F: 15-70 ng/dL
 40-59 yrs M: 350-890 ng/dL; F: 4-70 ng/dL
 60 and over: M: 350-720 ng/dL; 4-70 ng/dL
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Note:    Test performed at CMMC.

Do not order this test if Free and Total Testosterone is also ordered.
Processing Info:    As of 24-Mar-2015, the rule that converted this order to a Women/Children Testosterone order, based on female gender, has been inactivated.