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Lab Test Dictionary

Thrombopoietin (TPO) (16336)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB4730

Lab Test Days

One day, first week of every month

Standard TAT

7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 7 Months

Rejection Criteria

Thawed serum

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


CPT Codes

83520


Revised

06-16-19

Initials

SL