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Test Code 287 Haptoglobin

Additional Codes


PowerChart: Haptoglobin

MA Cerner: Haptoglobin

Specimen Requirement

1 mL of serum  or lithium heparin plasma is required.

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Collect blood in a red-top tube, serum gel or lithium heparin plasma tubes. A fasting specimen is preferred (12-hour fast is recommended). Hemolyzed specimens are unacceptable.

Useful For

Confirmation of intravascular hemolysis


Testing is performed Monday through Sunday.

Same day turn around time if the specimen arrives at the testing site by 1300.

CPT Code Information

83010 Chemistry: Haptoglobin; quantitative

LOINC Code Information

46127-7 Haptoglobin [Mass/Volume] In Serum Or Plasma By Nephlometry

Test Method

Turbidimetric Method; Beckman DXC880i

Reference Values

36-195 mg/dL