Inhibin B

Abbrev Code:INHIBB   
Order Code:LAB4534Order Name:Inhibin B
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunoabsorbant assay
CPT Codes: 83520 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 days.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Patient Preparation:For premenopausal females, collection is preferred during the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle.
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature specimens. Grossly hemolyzed specimens. Plasma.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:After separation from cells: 72 hours refrigerated; 1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:70413


Reference Range:
Male <15 d: 68-373 pg/mL
15 d - 6 mo: 42-516 pg/mL
7 mo-7 yr: 24-300 pg/ml
8-30 yr: 47-383 pg/mL
31-72 yr: 10-357 pg/mL
Female 1 d - 12 yr: 1-182 pg/mL
13-41 yr (regular cycle, follicular phase) 8-223 pg/mL
42-51 yr (regular cycle, follicular phase) 1-107 pg/mL
51-76 yr (postmenopausal): 1-11 pg/mL
Use:Used to differentiate ovarian tumor with nornal CA125 as stromal or mucinous epitheial tumor. May be used for monitoring recurrence of stromal ovarian tumors.

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