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Testosterone LCMSMS (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:LCMSMS Testosterone
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:MON
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
Plain tube- serum (No Gel)Plain tube- serum (No Gel)
Adults Volume or Mass:5 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:2 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

Must be collected in Serum (no gel).

Retrospective Testing: Serum stable for up to 7 days at either 4-8C or frozen (-20C or colder). Avoid more than one freeze-thaw cycle.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:

LCMSMS Testosterone assay performed by Monash Pathology on Tuesday and Thursdays. Results available on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Assay Frequency:Twice weekly
External Laboratory:Monash Pathology
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External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack
Method:

LCMSMS

Additional Notes:

LCMSMS Testosterone assay performed by Monash Pathology on Tuesday and Thursdays. Results available on Wednesdays and Fridays.

 

Must be approved by Chemical Pathologist