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APINHIBIN
INHIBIN, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APINHIBIN 
Test INHIBIN, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description Inhibin is a polypeptide hormone secreted by granulosa cells of the ovary and sertoli cells of the testis. It is a member of the TGF-B super family and plays a role in the release of FSH from the pituitary. The inhibin antibody is useful in the differential diagnosis of inhibin-positive sex cord stromal tumors versus histologically similar inhibin-negative neoplasms.

NOTE: This test is usually ordered in conjunction with a pathology consultation. The pathology professional component will be billed separate by the consulting pathologist. 

Specimen Formalin-fixed or paraffin-embedded tissue specimen. 
Reference Values An interpretive report will be issued. 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 88342