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

For premenopausal females, collection is preferred during the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle.

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. Grossly hemolyzed specimens. Plasma

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

Effective February 16, 2021

Male
Female
<15 days: 68-373 pg/mL
15 days-6 months: 42-516 pg/mL
7 months-7 years: 24-300 pg/mL
8-30 years: 47-383 pg/mL
31-72 years: 10-357 pg/mL
1 day-12 years: 1-182 pg/mL
13-41 years (regular cycle, follicular phase): 8-223 pg/mL
42-51 years (regular cycle, follicular phase): 1-107 pg/mL
51-76 years (postmenopausal): 1-11 pg/mL

Interpretive Data

This test is performed using the ANSH ultra-sensitive Inhibin B ELISA kit. Values obtained with different methodologies or kits cannot be used interchangeably.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

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