Testosterone Replacement Management Panel
This panel provides the tests recommended by doctors as part of monitoring men taking testosterone hormone replacement.
Routine blood tests are important to ensure hormone, red blood cell and lipid levels are in the normal range to reduce the risk for potential adverse effects from testosterone hormone replacement therapy.
Prostate Cancer Risk Marker
- Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
- Testosterone (Free)
- Testosterone (Total)
Complete Blood Count with:
- White blood cells (WBC)
- Red Blood Cells (RBC)
- Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV)
- Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin
- Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Concentration
- Red-cell Distribution Width
- Platelet Count
- Mean Platelet Volume
- Absolute and Percent Neutrophils
- Absolute and Percent Lymphocytes
- Absolute and Percent Monocytes
- Absolute and Percent Eosinophils
- Absolute and Percent Basophils
- If abnormal cells are noted on a manual review of the peripheral blood smear or if the automated differential information meets specific criteria, a full manual differential will be performed.
Lipid panel with:
- Cholesterol, Total
- Cholesterol/HDL Ratio (calculated)
- HDL Cholesterol
- LDL-Cholesterol (calculated)
- Non-HDL Cholesterol (calculated)
Fasting: Yes. Fast for 10-12 hours before taking this test.
Water: Drink plenty of water to stay well hydrated.
Medications: Take all medications as prescribed.
4-5 business days
Result turnaround times are estimates and not guaranteed. Due to factors outside of our control, such as weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing or equipment maintenance, our lab may require additional time to complete tests.
Petering RC, Brooks NA. Testosterone Therapy: Review of Clinical Applications. Am Fam Physician. 2017;96(7):441-449.