Test ID: Z2608
CPT code: 84403
Specimen Type: Red
Frequency: Setup: Mon-Sat; analytic time 2 days
Instructions: 1.0mL serum from red non-gel. Refrigerate. Min 0.22mL. Only use
this order if tanner staging is requested, use TEST for all others.
Text: Testosterone is the major androgenic hormone. It is responsible for the
development of the male external genitalia and secondary sexual
characteristics. In females, its main role is as an estrogen precursor.
In both genders, it also exerts anabolic effects and influences behavior
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)