Free Androgen Index (FAI)

NameFree Androgen Index (FAI)
Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting Unitsnmol/L
Reference RangeF   <20 y
M  <20 y
F   20 y – 49 y
M  20 y – 49 y
F   50+ y
M  50+ y
No range available
No range available
0.3 – 5.63
0.19 – 3.63
35 – 92.6
24.3 – 72.1
Analytical RangeN/A
AvailabilityNDDH (Mon-Fri)
Target turnaround time5 days
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparationIf taking supplements, do not take in the 8 hours prior to blood test – may contain agents which affect the analysis
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on testN/A
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
‘Lab Tests Online’ linkNot available
Posted in Assay.

Last updated: August 2, 2019