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Test ID: EPOR    
Erythropoietin Receptor (EPOR) Gene, Exon 8 Sequencing

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Only orderable as part of a profile. For further information see HEMP/61337 Hereditary Erythrocytosis Mutations.

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

This test is a third-order test and should be ordered when the patient meets the following criteria: diagnosis of lifelong and sustained erythrocytosis, JAK2 V617F is negative, serum erythropoietin levels are decreased to normal, and p50 values are normal.

Clinical Information Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see HEMP / Hereditary Erythrocytosis Mutations.

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see HEMP / Hereditary Erythrocytosis Mutations.

Interpretation Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see HEMP / Hereditary Erythrocytosis Mutations.

Cautions Discusses conditions that may cause diagnostic confusion, including improper specimen collection and handling, inappropriate test selection, and interfering substances

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see HEMP / Hereditary Erythrocytosis Mutations.

Clinical Reference Provides recommendations for further in-depth reading of a clinical nature