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Test ID: TTST    
Testosterone, Total, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8533

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluation of men with symptoms or signs of possible hypogonadism, such as loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, gynecomastia, osteoporosis, or infertility

 

Evaluation of boys with delayed or precocious puberty

 

Monitoring testosterone replacement therapy

 

Monitoring antiandrogen therapy (eg, used in prostate cancer, precocious puberty, treatment of idiopathic hirsutism, male-to-female transgender disorders, etc.)

 

Evaluation of women with hirsutism, virilization, and oligoamenorrhea

 

Evaluation of women with symptoms or signs of possible testosterone deficiency

 

Evaluation of infants with ambiguous genitalia or virilization

 

Diagnosis of androgen-secreting tumors

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Steroid Pathways in Special Instructions

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Testosterone, Total, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Androgens
Testosterone (ORDER 8533 if not specified)
Testosterone Group ORDER 8508
Testosterone, Total Serum
Testosterone, Total Only, Serum