Inhibin B

Last Modified: 3/27/2019 4:16:20 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated (transport)
30 day Frozen

Avoid Thaw/Freeze Cycles
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis; iteric; lipemic
Reference Range:

5 years to 9.9 years: 21 - 166 pg/mL
10 years to 13.9 years: 41 - 328 pg/mL
14 years to 17.9 years: 135 - 368 pg/mL
>= 18 years: 47-308 pg/mL

5 years to 9.9 years: 18 or less pg/mL
10 years to 13.9 years: 86 or less pg/mL
14 years to 17.9 years: 123 or less pg/mL

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: EIA
Clinical Significance: Inhibin B is the major circulating inhibin in males. It is also detectable in women during menstrual cycles, particularly prior to ovulation. The measurement of inhibin B serves as an endocrine marker for monitoring male and female gonadal function
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 3 to 8 days
Days Performed: Wednesday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: INHB
EPIC Test Code: IMO122
Send Out Test Code: 34445
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 83520

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