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Test Code 5575 Haptoglobin

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory



Literature Reference:

Haptoglobin reagent HAPT2 Roche Diagnostics, 7/2013

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma
Container/Tube: Mint Green
Specimen Volume: Full tube


Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Turnaround Time:
STAT: 1 hour after receipt in laboratory
Routine: 2 to 4 hours after receipt in laboratory

Reference Values

30-200 mg/dL

Literature References:

Burtis CA, Ashwood ER, Bruns DE eds: Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics 5th ed: Chapter 21, p. 509, Elsevier, St. Louis, MO, 2012.

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only

Alternate Tube:

Dark Green

Red top tube
Analyte Stability:
Store serum at 2° C to 8° C for up to 8 days. For longer storage or shipment, specimen should be frozen at -20° C.

Laboratory Processing Instructions:

Test performed in BJH Core Lab.  Processed by automated line for delivery to the Cobas 8000.

Specimen Transport Temperature


LOINC Code Information

Name LOINC Code
Haptoglobin 4542-7