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Inhibin B

Item Value
Approval req'd? NO
Available Stat? No
Test code INHNB
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Immunoassay
Container type Red top or Gold top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum
Processing notes Freeze serum
Normal range
Stability Room temperature 2 days, refrigerated 1 week, frozen 4 weeks
Turn around times 5-7 days
Additional information 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.
CPT coding 82397-90
Last Updated 5/22/2013 1:23:14 PM
Entry Number 1443
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