Description: The Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin test (SHBG) is commonly used to determine a hormone imbalance. SHBG binds to testosterone, dihyrdotestosterone and estradiol (an estrogen) and is primarily used to determine testosterone dificiency in males or excess testosterone production in females. The Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin test is commonly ordered with other hormone tests such as testosterone, estradiol, prolactin and lutenizing hormone to evaluate a patient's hormone balance. Turnaround time for the Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin test is typically 1-2 business days.
Requirements: This hormone test has no fasting requirements.