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Test Code BLOD1085 Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: INHA

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

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Advisory Information


For the initial evaluation of patients suspected of having a granulosa cell tumor of the ovary, order INHAB / Inhibin A and B, Tumor Marker, Serum. If the results of the profile show that either inhibin A or B are elevated, consider monitoring the patient with the individual tests, INHA / Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, Serum or INHB / Inhibin B, Serum.



Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  90 days

Reference Values

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

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 5 a.m.-12 a.m.

Saturday; 6 a.m.-6 p.m

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86336

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Method Name

Sequential 2-Step Immunoenzymatic Assay