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Test Code INHA Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, Serum

Reporting Name

Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, S

Useful For

Aiding in the diagnosis of patients with granulosa cell tumors of the ovary when used in combination with inhibin B

 

Monitoring of patients with granulosa cell tumors and epithelial mucinous-type tumors of the ovary known to secrete inhibin A

Method Name

Sequential 2-Step Immunoenzymatic Assay

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Ordering Guidance


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: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  90 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Reference Values

Males: <2.0 pg/mL

Females

<11 years: <4.7 pg/mL

11-17 years: <97.5 pg/mL

Premenopausal: <97.5 pg/mL

Postmenopausal: <2.1 pg/mL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86336

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
INHA Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, S 23883-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
INHA Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, S 23883-2

Report Available

1 to 3 days