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HUMAN EPIDIDYMIS PROTEIN4 (HE4)

Test Number:
  • 2003020
Test Alias:
  • Human Epididymis Protein 4
Preferred Specimen:
  • Serum
Container Type:
  • SST or Plain Red Top
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 1 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • Sample collected in a red-top tube must be allowed to clot for at least 30 minutes but no longer than 1 hour
Transport Temperature:
  • Frozen, Shipping refrigerated is acceptable
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 48 hours
  • Refrigerated: 72 hours
  • Frozen: 28 days
Methodology:
  • Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)
CPT Code:
  • 86305
Reject Criteria:
  • Gross hemolysis • Lipemia • Icteric specimens • Presence of fibrin, RBCs or other particulate matter • Obvious microbial contamination
Reference Range:
  • Female Premenopausal: ≤70 pmol/L, Female Postmenopausal: ≤140 pmol/L
Report Available:
  • 6 days

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