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Test Code BLOD1086 Inhibin B, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: INHB

Useful For

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

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 0.4 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Males

0-23 months: <430 pg/mL

2-4 years: <269 pg/mL

5-7 years: <184 pg/mL

8-10 years: <214 pg/mL

11-13 years: <276 pg/mL

14-17 years: <273 pg/mL

Adults: <399 pg/mL

Females

0-23 months: <111 pg/mL

2-4 years: <44 pg/mL

5-7 years: <27 pg/mL

8-10 years: <67 pg/mL

11-13 years: <120 pg/mL

14-17 years: <136 pg/mL

Premenopausal

Follicular: <139 pg/mL

Luteal: <92 pg/mL

Postmenopausal: <10 pg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9:00 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics 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

83520

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)