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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
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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 malesless 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 NameLOINC
0070137Inhibin-A (Dimer)23883-2
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Aliases
  • dimeric inhibin A
  • inhibin-A