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
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