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Inhibin B, Serum

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Test Description
Inhibin B, Serum
Synonym(s)
Inhibin B
Test ID
INHB
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 overexpress inhibin B
As an adjunct to follicle-stimulating hormone testing during infertility evaluation
Specimen Type
Serum
Specimen Requirements
Red Top
Additional Processing Details
0.2 mL
Stability
Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
Frozen 90 days
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia OK
Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Estimated TAT
1-6 days
Testing Schedule
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
CPT Code(s)
83520
Reference Range
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)
56940-0