Human Epididymis Protein 4
Label Mnemonic: HE4
Epic Lab Code: LAB7392
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 0.5 mL serum
Absolute Minimum: 0.1 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
Turn Around Time:
8 working days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
0-150 pmol/L
Interpretive Data:
HE4 is to be used as an aid in monitoring recurrence of progressive disease in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer. Serial testing for patient HE4 results should be used in conjunction with other clinical methods for monitoring ovarian cancer. Values obtained with different assay methods should not be used interchangeably.
Methodology:
Enzyme Immunoassay
CPT Code:
86305