Test Details

Mnemonic

HAP

Ordering Code

1000930

CPT-4 Code(s)

83010

Specimen Information

Collect

SST

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA, green sodium or lithium heparin
Serum: Red-top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 3 months

Methodology

Nephelometry
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Reference Range

30 - 200 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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