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Haptoglobin

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Test Description
Haptoglobin
Test ID
HAPTO
General Information
Assessment of the severity and stage of intravascular hemolysis, evaluation of acute inflammatory processes
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li-heparin plasma, K2EDTA
Specimen Requirements
SST
Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions
SST - Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. If a red-top tube or green-top tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.
Additional Processing Details
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. If a red-top tube or green-top tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.
Stability
3 months at 15‑25 °C 8 months at 2‑8 °C
Methodology
Immunoturbidimetric
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
83010
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
30‑200 mg/dL
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
4542-7