Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Erythropoietin, Serum Order Code : LABYERYTH
Synonyms: EPO
Specimen Type: Required: Serum
Container Type: Preferred: Gold-top SST. Acceptable: Red-top plain (no additive).
Required Volume: 2 mL whole blood (1 mL serum)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL whole blood (0.5 mL serum)
Methodology: Immunoenzymatic Assay
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 2-3 days
CPT Codes: 82668
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB5091
SHC EPIC Code: LABYERYTH
Causes For Rejection: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, heat-inactivated, and bacterially contaminated specimens.
Department: Special Chemistry