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Test Code HAP Haptoglobin

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Heparinized plasma

Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.2 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Slightly hemolysis may falsely decrease result

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 3 months, Frozen: 8 months

Reasons for Rejection

Moderately to grossly hemolyzed

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Reference Ranges

Male and females: 30-200 mg/dL

Turnaround Time

24 hours for routine, 1 hour for stats

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Test performed daily

CPT Code

83010

Units of Measure

mg/dL