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

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

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
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