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Test Code HAPT Haptoglobin

Specimen Type

Plasma

Container/Tube

Li-Heparin  Mint Green Top  

Offsite Collection Instructions

1. Collect sample following standard collection methods
2. Within 2 hours of collection the sample must be spun and
aliquoted
3. Transport refrigerated  (2 – 8C).

Turnaround Time

4 hours

Test Includes

N/A

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Test Usage

Useful as an aid in confirmation of intravascular hemolysis.

Critical Results

N/A

Test Limitations

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

Fee Code

43054

Stability: Room Temp

3 months

Stability: Refrigerated

8 months

Stability: Frozen

n/a

STAT Turnaround Time

N/A

UCMC Collection Instructions

1. Collect sample following standard collection methods
2. Within 2 hours of collection the sample must be received in
Laboratory Service Center
3. Transport room temperature (15 – 25C).

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

24 hours, 7 days a week including holidays.

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

N/A

CPT

83010

Method Name

Immunoturbidimetric Assay

Reference Values

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

Reject Due To

Whole blood/unspun samples greater than 6 hours will be
rejected.

Synonyms

N/A

Additional Information

N/A

Included in Additional codes

N/A

Coverage Information

N/A