Test Overview
Test Methodology

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Test Usage

For diagnosis of Anemia and Polycythemia as well as a tumor marker.

Reference Range *

2 - 29 mU/mL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday, Thursday
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
EPO
MiChart Code
Erythropoietin
Synonyms
  • EPO
  • Epogen
  • Epogen Level
  • ERYTHROPOIETIN
  • ERYTHROPOIETIN LEVEL
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Special Chemistry
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect blood in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into plastic vial and freeze within 1 hour of collection.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum or plasma
Billing
CPT Code
82668
Fee Code
32039
LOINC
2237-6
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