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.
Clinical Indications Suspected premature ovarian failure (15-50 % of patients have positive antibodies).
Reference Range Negative
Sample 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.