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Test ID INHAB Inhibin A and B, Tumor Marker, Serum

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 secrete inhibin A or overexpress inhibin B

Method Name

INHA: Sequential 2-Step Immunoenzymatic Assay

INHB: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

Inhibin A and B, Tumor Marker, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  90 days

Reference Values

INHIBIN A, TUMOR MARKER

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

 

INHIBIN B

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

Inhibin A: Monday through Friday; 5 a.m.-9 a.m.

Saturday; 6 a.m.-1 p.m.

Inhibin B: Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83520-Inhibin B

86336-Inhibin A

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
INHAB Inhibin A and B, Tumor Marker, S 87426-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
INHA Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, S 23883-2
88722 Inhibin B, S 56940-0

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.

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
INHA Inhibin A, Tumor Marker, S Yes Yes
INHB Inhibin B, S Yes Yes

NY State Approved

Yes