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Test Code HAP Haptoglobin

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Heparinized or edta plasma

Special Handling Instructions

Slightly hemolysis may falsely decrease result

Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 3 months, Refrigerated: 8 months, Frozen: >3 months

Reasons for Rejection

Moderately to grossly hemolyzed

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Turnaround Time

24 hours for routine, 1 hour for STAT

Reference Ranges

Males and Females: 30 - 200 mg/dL

CPT Code

83010

EMR Interface Order Code

46550