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Inhibin B, Serum

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

INHIBB

LAB2426

INHB

 

Reporting Name

Inhibin B, S

Useful For

Aiding 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 Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Advisory Information


For the initial evaluation of patients suspected of having a granulosa cell tumor of the ovary, order INHAB / Inhibin A and B, Tumor Marker, Serum. If the results of the profile show that either inhibin A or B are elevated, consider monitoring the patient with the individual tests, INHA / Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, Serum or INHB / Inhibin B, 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 Special Container
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; 10:00 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

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
INHB Inhibin B, S 56940-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
88722 Inhibin B, S 56940-0

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Specimen Retention Time

3 months

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia OK

NY State Approved

Yes

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)