SHBG

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Formal name: Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
Related tests: Testosterone; Free Testosterone; Bioavailable Testosterone, LH, Albumin, Oestrogen, Prolactin

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To evaluate whether the concentration of SHBG is affecting the amount of testosterone available to the body’s tissues.

When to Get Tested?

When your total testosterone results do not fit well with clinical signs and suggest deficient or excessive testosterone production.

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

None