Inhibin A

Last Modified: 5/29/2019 2:49:01 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

2.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
28 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia
Reference Range:
Females Premenopausal: <98.0 pg/mL
Females Postmenopausal: <2.1 pg/mL
Males                                  <2.0 pg/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance: Inhibin A is useful as an indicator of gonadal function, and ovarian response to hMg or to FSH stimulation. Inhibin A, produced by the placenta, is used along with other maternal serum biochemical markers to improve sensitivity of the screen for Down syndrome risk.
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 4 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: INHIA
EPIC Test Code: LAB3126
Send Out Test Code: 34472
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86336

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