Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

HAPTOGLOBIN

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2398         Geisinger Epic ID: 6714

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma or serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL of serum or plasma; minimum 0.2 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge to separate serum or plasma. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 3 months. Refrigerated: 8 months.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
30 - 200 mg\dL.
CPT code(s):
83010
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Haptoglobin.
Methodology:
Immunoturbidity
Synonyms:
HAPTO
Clinical significance:
Haptoglobin is an acute phase reactant, and elevated concentrations are observed with inflammatory diseases. Decreased levels are found in hemolytic disease, hepatocellular disease, and mononucleosis.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/24/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily, Monday - Sunday
Performed stat? Yes
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