Last Modified: 3/25/2019 2:28:44 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 10 days Ambient
2 weeks Refrigerated
2 months Frozen
Reference Range: 3 weeks to 2 months: 5.0 - 13.0 mIU/mL
3 months to 16 years: 9.0 - 28.0 mIU/mL

Adults: 4.1 - 19.5 mIU/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: The reference range is based on individuals with normal Hemoglobin and Hematocrit values

*Pediatric Data are from Br J Haematol 1988; 70:247-250
Methodology: Immunoassay
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 3 to 6 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: EPO
EPIC Test Code: LAB873
Send Out Test Code: 3572 / 427X
Alternate Test Names: EPO
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82668

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