Ordering Recommendation

May be useful in certain research settings, Do not use for routine evaluation of platelet disorders.

Mnemonic
THROMBO S
Methodology

Quantitative Immunoassay

Performed

Varies

Reported

7-40 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red. Also acceptable: Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN.

Unacceptable Conditions

Thawed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By Report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83520

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2013336 Thrombopoietin (TPO), Serum
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Aliases
Thrombopoietin (TPO), Serum

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