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Test ID: P50    
Oxygen Dissociation, P50, Erythrocytes

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


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

Identifying hemoglobin variants associated with polycythemia disorders

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
P50XOxygen Dissociation P50NoYes
P50CP50 InterpretationNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Diagnostic Approach to Suspected Erythrocytosis in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Hemox-Analyzer Measures and Plots O2 Saturation

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Oxygen Dissociation P50, RBC

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Hemoglobin Oxygen Affinity
O2 Affinity
Oxygen Dissociation P50, Erythrocytes
Oxyhemoglobin Dissociation
Hemoglobin, Oxygen Dissociation Curve