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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Haptoglobin
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
5 mL
Reference Ranges
500 to 1900 mg/L
Storage
Fridge
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
Reduced following chronic or acute haemolysis. Low concentrations in the absence of haemolysis may be found in hepatocellular disease. Haptoglobin is an acute phase protein and may be increased in infections, RA, SLE, Hodgkin's disease, etc.
Turn around time
5 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017