Test directory: Erythropoietin

Ordering Code288
Test NameErythropoietin
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Morning samples taken between 7:30am and noon, or samples collected at a consistent time of day have been recommended.
Optimum Volume1 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 24 Hours
Frozen: 2 Months
Thaw samples no more than 3 times.
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Insufficient quantity, Specimen older than stability limits
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 3 Days
MethodologyChemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info

The following...

The following results were obtained with the Beckman
Access II Immunoassay. Results from a different manufacturer's assay should not be used interchangeably when managing patients