Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hrs
Analytic Time

2 hours

MiChart Code
Haptoglobin
Soft Order Code
HPT

Test Updated:

Synonyms

HPT
HAPTOGLOBIN

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Test Usage

Indicator of hemolysis. Decreased levels occur with intravascular and extravascular hemolysis. Increased levels occur with both acute and chronic inflammatory responses, tissue destruction, and malignant neoplasms (an acute phase reactant).

Reference Range

22-239 mg/dL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate up to 1 week or freeze for longer storage. Grossly lipemic and hemolyzed specimens are unacceptable.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
83010
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
4542-7

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.