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What does SHBG stand for?

SHBG stands for Sex Hormone Binding Globulin

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Insulin resistance and high insulin blood levels, which accompany PCOS, contribute to hyperandrogenism by increasing production of ovarian androgen and decreasing the synthesis of sex hormone binding globulin.
The Access Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) assay is for use in the differential diagnosis of conditions of chronic or excessive androgenic activity.
Artery diameter was measured using Bmode ultrasound, and sex-hormone tests evaluated levels of estrogen, testosterone, FSH, sex hormone binding globulin, the free androgen index, testosterone not bound by sex hormone binding globulin, and androgen excess.