Children's Mercy Kansas City
Name
Testosterone, total

CMH Lab Section
Biochemical Genetics

Specimen Requirements
1 mL blood in a red no gel tube
(red gel is acceptable)

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
3-7 days

Processing Instructions
Spin, separate and freeze

Methodology
Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Ranges
MALE
Age Range (ng/dL)
0-5 months 75-400
6 months - 9 years <7-20
10-11 years <7-130
12-13 years <7-800
14 years <7-1200
15-16 years 100-1200
17-18 years 300-1200
> 19 years 240-950
Tanner Stages
I (prepubertal) <7-20
II 8-66
III 26-800
IV 85-1200
V (young adult) 300-950

 

FEMALE
Age Range (ng/dL)
0-5 months 20-80
6 months - 9 years <7-20
10-11 years <7-44
12-16 years <7-55
17-18 years 20-55
> 19 years 8-55
Tanner Stages
I (prepubertal) <7-20
II <7-47
III 17-55
IV 20-55
V (young adult) 12-55

 



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