Anti-Erythropoietin Antibodies

Sample Type: Serum

Test name: Anti-Erythropoietin Antibodies a.k.a. Anti-EPO, erthropoietin anibodies

Condition / Indication: Unexplained refractory response to EPO therapy

Special Precautions & Notes: Offered to North Bristol Trust (NBT) patients only. Rarely indicated. Discuss with the laboratory on x48350 in the first instance and prior to samples being taken.

Reference Range: Negative/Positive

Container: Clot Activator (Red Top)

Ideal Volume (mL): 4mls

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround Time: 3 weeks

Referral Location: Amgen, USA

Information for laboratories referring samples for analysis at NBT: Contact the laboratory to discuss.