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Haptoglobin
0050280
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HAPTO
Methodology
Quantitative Immunoturbidimetry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Fasting specimen preferred.  
Collect
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin), or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 3 months; Refrigerated: 3 months; Frozen: 3 months  
Reference Interval
30-200 mg/dL
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
83010
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050280Haptoglobin4542-7
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Aliases
  • haptoglobin concentration
  • Haptoglobin level
  • Haptoglobin, Serum
  • Hemoglobin-binding Protein
  • Hp
  • Hp concentration
  • HPT