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Test Code HAPT Haptoglobin

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

Mint green top with gel separator

Preferred Volume

4 mL

Availability

Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Turnaround Time

24 – 72 hrs

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Usage

Useful as an aid in confirmation of intravascular hemolysis.

Test Methodology

Immunoturbidimetry

CPT Code

83010

Test Includes

quantitative determination of haptoglobin in plasma

Reference Range

>6 months:      51 – 192 mg/dL 
0 – 6 months:   5 – 48 mg/dL

Critical Results

None

Test Limitations

Haptoglobin is an acute-phase reactant and increases with inflammation or tissue necrosis.

Minimum Volume

2 mL

Fee Code

43054