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.
Suspected premature ovarian failure (15-50 % of patients have positive antibodies).
|Sample & container required||RST (rust top)|
|Sample volume||5-10 mL (1 mL serum)|
|Turnaround time||14 days|
This test is currently unaccredited due to a recent change in platform/assay.