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Normal range: 1.6-34 IU/L

Comment: Erythropoietin is produced by the kidney and is the primary hormone for the regulation of erythropoiesis. Low levels can be a cause of anemia, e.g. in renal disease. High levels have been found with some tumours, e.g. hypernephroma, hepatoma and phaeochromocytoma; and also in primary polycythaemia

Sample: Serum