Testosterone by LC/MS/MS, Females or Children TSTLC
|Method(s)||Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.
0.5 mL serum at 2-8ºC. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Specimen should be collected between 6 and 10 a.m.
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week (3 days in contact with separator gel). Frozen storage is not recommended.
|Schedule||Mon, Thurs; reported Tues, Fri|
|Notes||This test is suggested for women and children due to the improved sensitivity of LC/MS/MS for analysis of testosterone.|
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