HAPTOGLOBIN

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, Heparin
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Nephelometry

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range
30-200 mg/dL

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeHAP
CPT-4 Code (s)
83010
LOINC Codes
4542-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory