Ordering Recommendation

Use to differentiate ovarian tumor with normal CA 125 as stromal or mucinous epithelial tumor. May be used for monitoring recurrence of stromal ovarian tumors.

Mnemonic
INHIBINB
Methodology

Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Wed, Fri

Reported

1-8 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube or plain red.

Specimen Preparation

Transport 0.5 mL serum. (Min: 0.2 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Room temperature specimens. Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval
Male
Female
0-6 yrs: 40-630 pg/mL
7-10 yrs: 35-170 pg/mL
11-18 yrs: 50-475 pg/mL
19-45 yrs: 40-450 pg/mL
Greater than or equal to 46 years: less than 200 pg/mL
0-6 years: less than 73 pg/mL
7-10 years: less than 130 pg/mL
11-12 years: less than 186 pg/mL
13-18 years: less than 360 pg/mL
Pre-menopausal: less than 290 pg/mL
Follicular phase: 10-290 pg/mL
Post-menopausal: less than or equal to 16 pg/mL

Interpretive Data

This test is performed using the Beckman Coulter Inhibin B ELISA kit. Values obtained with different methodologies or kits cannot be used interchangeably.

Compliance Statement D: For laboratory tests using a manufactured RUO kit. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83520

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0070413 Inhibin B 34319-4
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Aliases
Inhibin B