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Inhibin A and B, Tumor Marker, Serum

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Test Description
Inhibin A and B, Tumor Marker, Serum
Synonym(s)
Inhibin A and B, Tumor Marker
Test ID
INHAB
General Information
Useful for:
Aiding in the diagnosis of granulosa cell tumors and mucinous epithelial ovarian tumors
Monitoring of patients with granulosa cell tumors and epithelial mucinous-type tumors of the ovary known to secrete inhibin A or overexpress inhibin B
Specimen Type
Serum
Specimen Requirements
Red Top
Additional Processing Details
0.6 mL
Stability
Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
Frozen 90 days
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia OK
Methodology
INHA: Sequential 2-Step Immunoenzymatic Assay
INHB: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Estimated TAT
1 day
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
Test Includes
INHA Inhibin A, Tumor Marker
INHB Inhibin B
CPT Code(s)
83520
86336
Reference Range

INHIBIN A, TUMOR MARKER

Males: <2.0 pg/mL
Females:
<11 years: <4.7 pg/mL
11-17 years: <97.5 pg/mL
Premenopausal: <97.5 pg/mL
Postmenopausal: <2.1 pg/mL

INHIBIN B

Males pg/mL
0-23 months <430
2-4 years <269
5-7 years <184
8-10 years <214
11-13 years <276
14-17 years <273
Adults <399
Females pg/mL
0-23 months <111
2-4 years <44
5-7 years <27
8-10 years <67
11-13 years <120
14-17 years <136
Premenopausal
Follicular <139
Luteal <92
Postmenopausal <10

 

Performing Lab
Mayo
LOINC Code(s)
23883-2, 56940-0