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Test Code HAP Haptoglobin, Serum or Plasma

Additional Codes

Epic Test ID

LAB89

Performing Laboratory

Bronson Laboratory Services-Chemistry

Reference Values

30-200 mg/dl

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient, refrigerated or frozen.

Specimen Requirements

Preferred

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Gold or Red

Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 1 mL

 

Alternative

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Mint or Green

Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Stability

Serum*, Room Temperature - 3 months

Serum*, Refrigerated - 8 months

*Note: Heparinized plasma in gel separator tubes is less stable than serum and is only suitable for add-on testing up to 2 days following sample collection.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83010