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Test Code Hapto Haptoglobin

Clinical System Name


Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST, Gold Microtainer, Red

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL



Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2-8 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator, FrigA rack.


Off-site collection: Spin and aliquot serum in plastic tube. Send refrigerated.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
gel separator with serum Refrigerated 48 h
separated serum Room temp 2 h
  Refrigerated 8 d
  Frozen -20 C 1 y



STAT Performed TAT
N M, W, F, day shift 1-3 d


Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    


Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number:  (206) 987-2617

Reference Range

Age  mg/dL
0 - 2 weeks   0 - 20
>2 weeks 30 - 200




Method: Nephelometry by Siemens ProSpec

Analytical Volume: 0.250 mL serum

Limitations: Test is affected by repeated freeze-thaw cycles.  Not affected by hemolysis or icterus.

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