Test Overview
Test Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Test Usage

An aid in monitoring patients with treated epithelial ovarian cancer for recurrence or progression.

Reference Range *

< or = 140 pmol/L

Test Limitations

Results cannot be interpreted as absolute evidence of the presence or absence of malignant disease.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

1 - 3 days

Soft Order Code
HE4
Synonyms
  • FHE4
  • HE4
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo HE4 (62137)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Specimens should not be collected from patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (i.e., >5 mg/day) until at least 8 hours following the last biotin administration. Collect specimen in a red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze. Specimen may be stored refrigerated up to 48 hours.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.8 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Frozen (preferred): 84 days; Refrigerated: 48 hours.
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86305
Fee Code
37966
NY State Approved
No