An aid in monitoring patients with treated epithelial ovarian cancer for recurrence or progression.
< or = 140 pmol/L
Results cannot be interpreted as absolute evidence of the presence or absence of malignant disease.
1 - 3 days
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.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.