Human Epididymis Protein 4 Test

Human Epididymis Protein 4 Test from Thyrocare

Thyrocare

Price: Rs. 2580
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Parameters Included:
1
paramefastingter
Fasting:
10-12 hours Fasting Required
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'On-time' Mantra:
Report on-time, Home Collection in Less than 60 Mins
Sample Type
Sample Type:
Blood
age group
Age Group:
All Age Groups
Home Collection
Home Collection:
Available
Process
  • 1. Technician from Thyrocare will be assigned for a sample collection after appointment confirmation.
  • 2. Sample will be collected by Technician at your address at given slot.
  • 3. You will get a payment link in 2 hours. You can make the payment online or pay cash to the technician.
  • 4. Soft copy report will be sent to your email address within 24-48 hours.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What is the Human epididymis protein 4 test?

A human epididymis protein 4 test helps measure the amount of human epididymis protein 4 in the blood.

What is the human epididymis protein 4 test used for?

Human epididymis protein 4 is a protein that is found in most epithelial ovarian cancer cells. This test is used to monitor ovarian cancer after treatment and to determine the possibility of cancer recurrence.

What do the test results mean?

If both HE4 and CA-125 levels are initially elevated and then decreased after treatment, the epithelial ovarian cancer has responded to the treatment. If the levels are increased or stay the same, the cancer does not respond to the treatment.

Do I need to fast for a human epididymis protein 4 test?

It is essential to fast for at least 10-12 hours for accurate test results. Fasting indicates not eating or drinking anything except plain water before the test. Also, it is important to consult your doctor if you take any medicine, because certain medications may impact the test results. That is why, you should ask your doctor whether you need to fast before any test.

What should I expect during the human epididymis protein 4 test?

You can expect the following experience during a human epididymis protein 4 test:

  • First, you will need to sit calmly in a chair. After that, the healthcare professional will examine your arms to get an easily obtainable vein. This is usually performed in the inner part of your arm.
  • Once they have sited a vein, they will clean that particular area with a disinfecting liquid.
  • After that, the medical professional will insert a thin needle into the vein to collect the blood sample. At this time you may feel a pinching sensation.
  • Once they collect the required amount of blood in the test tube, they will remove the needle and put a cotton ball on the site to stop the bleeding.
  • After that, they will put a bandage on the site.

Usually, the entire blood collection process will take less than 5 minutes.

What should I expect after the blood collection procedure?

After collecting the blood sample, the healthcare provider will send the sample to the laboratory for examination.

Are there any risks associated with a human epididymis protein 4 test?

Usually, there are very little to no risks associated with this test procedure. Blood tests are common medical tests that are essential to diagnose or monitor a condition.

When can I expect to get the test results?

You will get soft copies of the test results via Email within 24-48 hours. However, if you opt for a hard copy, it will be delivered to your address by courier within 3-4 business days.

Thyrocare Human Epididymis Protein 4 Test

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