Inhibin A (Dimer)
0070137
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
INHIBA
Methodology
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Fasting specimens are recommended, but not required.  
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Hemolyzed or severely lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Effective November 18, 2013
 
Age/ Phase Inhibin A (Dimer) pg/mL
Normal Cycling Females:

Early Follicular Phase (-​14 to -​10)
Mid Follicular Phase (-​9 to -​4)
Late Follicular Phase (-​3 to -​1)
Mid Cycle (Day 0)
Early Luteal (1 to 3)
Mid Luteal (4 to 11 )
Late Luteal (12 to 14)
Normal Cycling Females:

1.8-​17.3 pg/mL
3.5-​31.7 pg/mL
9.8-​90.3 pg/mL
16.9-​91.8 pg/mL
16.1-​97.5 pg/mL
3.9-​87.7 pg/mL
2.7-​47.1 pg/mL
IVF-​Peak Levels
PCOS-​Ovulatory
Postmenopausal
354.2-​1690.0 pg/mL
5.7-​16.0 pg/mL
less than 6.9 pg/mL
Normal males less than 2.1 pg/mL
Interpretive Data
This assay is performed using the Beckman Coulter Unicel DxI assay. Values may be elevated during normal pregnancy. Preeclampsia, Down Syndrome, and some cancers may increase Inhibin-A values.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86336
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0070137Inhibin-A (Dimer)
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Aliases
  • dimeric inhibin A
  • inhibin-A