Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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INHIBIN A

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1031         Geisinger Epic ID: 52049

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL serum; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 28 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis. Grossly lipemic.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
CPT code(s):
86336
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Methodology:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Quest test scode 34472, Inhibin A
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.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Sat; Report available: 3-5 days    
Performed stat? No
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