It is used to help differentiate between different types of anemia and to determine whether the amount of erythropoietin being produced is appropriate for the level of anemia.
This Test Includes
Total parameters available: 1
Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.
Why it is Done
When you have anemia that your health care practitioner suspects may be caused by decreased red blood cell production; when you are producing too many red blood cells
What is this test
Erythropoietin help diagnose the cause of anemia; to help diagnose a bone marrow disorder or a condition causing the production of too many red blood cells (polycythemia or erythrocytosis).