Days Set Up
Monday, Thursday
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Erythropoietin
Soft Order Code
EPO

Test Updated:

Synonyms

EPO
Epogen
Epogen Level
ERYTHROPOIETIN
ERYTHROPOIETIN LEVEL

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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.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Send the specimen to the laboratory, or centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze within 1 hour of collection.

Collection Offsite

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

Red Top Tube
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum or plasma

Billing Information

CPT Code
82668
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
2237-6

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.