Hormone Panel with Testosterone LC/MS-MS – (QUEST DIAGNOSTICS)
Description: ***Both MALES and FEMALES order this panel, please be sure to enter the gender that you want reference ranges for when placing your order, as each gender has different reference ranges for these tests. ***
Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when menstruation stops permanently. Most women go through menopause between ages 45 and 55. In the US the average age for menstrual periods to stop completely is 51.
This panel will help diagnose the onset of menopause.
This testosterone test will also provide Total Testosterone results when the value is >1500 but <10,000. Significant deviations from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician. Includes: Complete Blood Count / CBC (includes Differential and Platelets): WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, Platelet Count, MPV and Differential (Absolute and Percent - Neutrophils, Lymphocytes, Monocytes, Eosinophils, and Basophils) Comprehensive Metabolic Profile ( includes eGFR ): Albumin, Albumin/Globulin Ratio (calculated), Alkaline Phosphatase, ALT, AST, BUN/Creatinine Ration, Calcium, Carbon Dioxide, Chloride, Creatinine with GFR Estimated, Globulin (calculated), Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Total Bilirubin, Total Protein, Urea Nitrogen Estradiol Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Luteinizing Hormone (LH) Testosterone Total LC/MS/MS (This testosterone test will also provide results when the total testosterone value is >1500 but <10,000.) Patient Instructions: Patient should fast for 12 hours preceding collection of specimen. If using a testosterone cream please be sure you have not rubbed any into the antecubital area of your arm for the last 24 hours as it can give elevated results. Estimated turnaround for results is 5 business days. If confirmation testing is required, the estimated time may be extended.