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Testosterone, serum

Alternate test name

Lab area
Clinical Biochemistry - General
Method and equipment

Abbott Ci4100

Expected turn-around time
STAT/Urgent: 6 Hours Routine: 24 Hours
Specimen type


Specimen requirements


Storage and transportation


Shipping information
The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
555 University Avenue, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8
Phone: 416-813-7200
Toll Free: 1-855-381-3212
Hours: 7 days/week, 24 hours/day
Background and clinical significance

Testosterone is a hormone that your gonads (testicles or ovaries) mainly produce. Testosterone levels are naturally much higher in people assigned male at birth than in people assigned female at birth. If testosterone levels are too high or too low, it can cause certain symptoms.

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