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Inhibin B, Serum

Additional Codes

LAB3919

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; 8:00 a.m.

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