Abbrev Code:HAPT   
Order Code:LAB89Order Name:Haptoglobin
CPT Codes: 83010 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported the same day.
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Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed and highly lipemic samples. Samples not separated from cells within 2 hours of collection.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 8 days refrigerated; 3 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Optilite C) 


Reference Range:
>6 months: 32-197 mg/dL
A reference range has not been established for patients 6 months of age or younger.    
Use:Decreased in intravascular or extravascular hemolysis. Increased in acute or chronic inflammatory response, tissue destruction, and malignant neoplasms.

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