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Erythropoietin

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB873

 

Methodology: 

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Monday-Friday cut off 2 PM

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Primary Gold Top Tube Serum: Heparinized Plasma accepted.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Stability: After separation from cells and refrigerated, 7 days

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: For evaluation of Anemia, Polycythemia; To predict response to EPO RX

Reference Interval: 

3-18 mIU/mL

CPT Code(s): 

82668

Last Changed: 

8/30/2017 4:38 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/30/2017 4:38 PM