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Order Code CH799
Turnaround Time 72 hours
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

SST (Tiger Top)

Preferred Specimens
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume (uL)
0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport at Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 7 days
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen 14 days
Special Instructions

Overnight fasting is preferred.

Test Details
Immunoturbidimetric Assay
Clinical Significance

Haptoglobin – Decreased haptoglobin is found in hemolytic disease, hepatocellular disease and infectious mononucleosis. Increased level is found in inflammatory disease in the presence of tissue necrosis and in general acute inflammatory conditions.

Reference Ranges

43 – 212 mg/dL