P50B - Overview: Oxygen Dissociation, P50, Erythrocytes

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Test Name

Test ID: P50B    
Oxygen Dissociation, P50, Erythrocytes

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

Identifying hemoglobin variants associated with polycythemia or cyanotic and hypoxic 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
PINTP50 InterpretationNoYes
P50POxygen Dissociation P50NoYes
CTRLP50 Shipping Control VialNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Erythrocytosis Evaluation Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Hemox-Analyzer Measures and Plots O2 Saturation

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


Reporting Name A shorter or 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.
Hemoglobin, Oxygen Dissociation Curve
O2 Affinity
Oxygen Dissociation P50, Erythrocytes
Oxyhemoglobin Dissociation