|Test Code||INHAB / INHAB-M|
|Test||INHIBIN A AND B, TUMOR MARKER|
|Methodology||Sequential 2-Step Immunoenzymatic Assay
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Inhibin A: as an aid 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.
Inhibin B: as an aid 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.
NOTE: FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY
1. Third party billing IS NOT AVAILABLE for this test. When ordered on Medicare patients, a properly executed Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) must be submitted with the specimen.
|Specimen||Draw blood in a plain, red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 1.0 mL (0.6mL minimum) of serum in a plastic transfer tube refrigerated.|
|Reference Values||Inhibin A:
Males: <2.0 pg/mL
|Analytic Time||1 Day|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Inhibin A: Monday through Friday, Inhibin B: Tuesdays|
83520 Inhibin B
86336 Inhibin A