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HE4, Ovarian Cancer MonitoringTest Code
0.5 mL serum
Plastic screw-cap vial
Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Hemolysis • Lipemia • Specimens with heavy particulate matter • Icteric specimens
A clinical study indicated that serial HE4 levels correlated with clinical status (progression vs. no progression) in 70% (247/354) of the study participants.
The HE4 EIA assay is an enzyme immunoassay for the quantitative determination of human HE4 antigen in serum. HE4 is a biomarker for ovarian cancer.