HE4, OVARIAN CANCER MONITORING

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 0.5 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed, lipemic or icteric samples, presence of fibrin, red blood cells or other particulate matter.

Methodology
Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
Female premenopausal:   <=70 pmol/L  
Female postmenopausal:   <=140 pmol/L  

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time6-8 days
Test CodeHE4
CPT-4 Code (s)
86305
LOINC Codes
55180-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory