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Test Code 287 Haptoglobin

Additional Codes

MLAB: HAPTO

PowerChart: Haptoglobin

Epic: LAB89 Haptoglobin

MA Cerner: Haptoglobin.

Test Method

Turbidimetric Method; Beckman DXC600/DXC880i

Specimen Requirement

1 mL of serum is required.

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Collect blood in a red-top tube or serum gel tubes. A fasting specimen is preferred (12-hour fast is recommended). Hemolyzed specimens are unacceptable.

Performance

Testing is performed Monday through Sunday.

Same day turn around time if the specimen arrives at the testing site by 1300.

Reference Values

36-195 mg/dL

CPT Code Information

83010 Chemistry: Haptoglobin; quantitative

Useful For

Confirmation of intravascular hemolysis

LOINC Code Information

46127-7 Haptoglobin [Mass/Volume] In Serum Or Plasma By Nephlometry