Haptoglobin, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: HAPTO
POE DESCRIPTION: HAPTOGLOBIN
DAYS PERFORMED:

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME:

8 hours

CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube - 4 mL  or SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4 mL blood (2.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Any degree of Hemolysis; Grossly lipemic

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: 31-167 mg/dL
METHODOLOGY:

Immunoturbidimetric