sex hormone-binding globulin measurement

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Is a quantification of sex hormone binding globulin. In men the test is used in when investigating testosterone deficiency. The SHBG glycoprotein binds to circulating estradiol and testosterone, low levels of SHBG may be implicated in breast cancer etiology.

Synonyms:

SHBG levels

SHBG level

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Term information

definition citation
  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22675492
  • http://labtestsonline.org.uk/understanding/analytes/shbg/tab/test/
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term editor
  • Helen Parkinson