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Inhibin A

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code INHNA
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Enzyme immunoassay
Container type Red top, Gold top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 2 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum
Processing notes liquot and freeze sample. Ship to CB frozen.
Units pg/mL
Normal range
Stability Room temperature 1 week, refrigerated 1 week, frozen 4 weeks.
Turn around times 3-5 days
Additional information 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.
CPT coding 86336-90
Last Updated 5/22/2013 1:35:44 PM
Entry Number 1522
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