This test is done to measure the levels of SHBG , a protein which binds with testosterone hormone. This test is used to understand the cause of infertility.
This Test Includes
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)
Total parameters available: 1
Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.
Why it is Done
When you have signs and symptoms of increased or decreased testosterone and a total testosterone measurement is inconsistent with your symptoms.
What is this test
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin commonly used measure for evaluation of low testosterone (androgen deficiency) in men; also commonly used in the evaluation of women with signs and symptoms of excess male hormones (androgens).