HE4, Ovarian Cancer Monitoring QHE4

Method(s) Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)
Synonym Human Epididymis Protein 4
Specimen Required
Collect

One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.

Transport

0.5 mL serum frozen (Min: 0.3 mL).

Stability

Ambient: 48 hours

Refrigerated: 72 hours

Frozen: 28 days

Unacceptable Conditions
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Lipemia
  • Icteric specimens
  • Presence of fibrin, RBCs or other particulate matter
  • Obvious microbial contamination
Schedule Mon, Wed, Fri
Billing Code 9011351
CPTCode 86305
Notes Performing Laboratory Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-San Juan Capistrano, CA
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Female Premenopausal: Less than or equal to 70 pmol/L

Female Postmenopausal: Less than or equal to 140 pmol/L

No Appointment Necessary
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