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Hereditary Erythrocytosis

Applying an algorithmic and reflexive approach to diagnosis



Updated: December 2014
Published: December 2012

Featured Tests

These featured tests are those most frequently associated with hereditary erythrocytosis. For more information, view the erythrocytosis evaluation testing algorithm.

  • Erythrocytosis Evaluation
    The definitive evaluation of an individual with JAK2-negative erythrocytosis associated with lifelong sustained increased red blood cell mass, elevated red blood cell count, hemoglobin or hematocrit. This test includes a complete evaluation including p50 testing, hemoglobin electrophoresis testing, and hereditary erythrocytosis mutation analysis in an algorithmic fashion.
  • Hereditary Erythrocytosis Mutations
    This test includes EPOR, HIF2a, PHD2 sequencing assays and should be ordered when the patient meets the following criteria: diagnosis of erythrocytosis, JAK2 V627F is negative, and p50 values are normal.

For More Information

For more information on how our testing can help diagnose hereditary erythrocytosis, contact your Mayo Medical Laboratories Regional Manager.


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