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Ovarian antibodies

Category Immunology
Test background

Positive antibodies against ovary parenchyma are seen in 15-50 % of patients with premature ovarian failure. Patients may also be positive for adrenal antibodies due to the presence of cross-reactive steroid cell antibodies, therefore, adrenal antibodies are performed alongside this test.

Clinicial Indications

Suspected premature ovarian failure (15-50 % of patients have positive antibodies).

Reference range

Negative

Sample & container required RST (rust top)
Sample volume 5-10 mL (1 mL serum)
Turnaround time 14 days
Notes

This test is currently unaccredited due to a recent change in platform/assay.