82195:INHIBIN B

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82195:INHIBIN B
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Edit Date: 11/5/2008
Performed: Wednesday
Released: 2-9 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83520-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial. Freeze.
Stability: 30 days frozen. Unstable ambient or refrigerated.
Standard Volume: 0.5 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL serum.
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Comments: Inhibin B is the major circulating inhibin in males. It is also detectable in women during menstral cycles, particularly prior to ovulation. The measurement of inhibin B serves as an endocrine marker for monitoring male and female gonadal function.
Rejection Criteria: Hemolized, icteric, or lipemic specimens.

Reference Range:
<400 pg/mL