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Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, Serum

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Test Description
Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, Serum
Synonym(s)
Inhibin A, Tumor Marker
Test ID
INHA
General Information
Useful for:
Aiding in the diagnosis of patients with granulosa cell tumors of the ovary when used in combination with inhibin B
Monitoring of patients with granulosa cell tumors and epithelial mucinous-type tumors of the ovary known to secrete inhibin A
Specimen Type
Serum
Specimen Requirements
Red Top
Stability
Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
Frozen 90 days
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia OK
Methodology
Sequential 2-Step Immunoenzymatic Assay
Estimated TAT
1 day
Testing Schedule
Monday-Friday
CPT Code(s)
86336
Minimum Sample Volume
0.5 mL
Reference Range
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
Performing Lab
Mayo
LOINC Code(s)
23883-2