Erythropoietin

What is Erythropoietin?

A protein containing sialic acid that enhances erythropoiesis by stimulating formation of proerythroblasts and release of reticulocytes from bone marrow; it is formed by the kidney and liver, and possibly by other tissues, and can be detected in human plasma and urine.

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I how do I know if erythropoietin level is low? My hemoglbular level is low and I have shortness of breath....

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measured in the blood as EPO test.

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The erythropoietin level can be...

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My daughter born marrow report detect red cell aplasia, she is 4 year 11 month old,
She need blood transfusions every 2-3 month please let me...

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Talk to ur hematologist whether thymectomy or erythropoietin inj would help

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My husband, an ESRD on dialysis 3X weekly is taking epoietin alfa during his bi Monday dialysis treatment. This is because he's scheduled to have...

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Erythropoietin itself does not cause skin darkening

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