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Test Compendium

2235: HUMAN EPIDIDYMIS PROTEIN 4

Test Code

  • 2235

Test Synonym

  • HE4, Ovarian Cancer Monitoring

Volume

  • 0.8 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.8 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Special Instructions

  • 0.8 mL Serum Please Note : Values obtained with different assay methods should not be used interchangeably in serial testing. It is recommended that only one assay method be used consistently to monitor each patient's course of therapy. This procedure does not provide serial monitoring; it is intended for one-time use only.

Additional Information

  • If red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 5 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days