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Haptoglobin

Alias: N/A

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: To help detect and evaluate haemolytic anaemia. Hemolytic anemia is a form of anemia due to hemolysis, the abnormal breakdown of red blood cells (RBCs), either in the blood vessels (intravascular hemolysis) or elsewhere in the human body (extravascular).

Specimen Type(s)
  • Blood;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
N/A
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Gold Top SST BD;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Light Green Top Microtainer BD;
Analytes
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
No
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
4ml
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
N/A
Maximum add on time
5 days
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
RR for Male and Female
less than 15days - 0.00 - 0.10 g/L
15days to less than 1yr - 0.07 - 2.21g/L
1yr to less than 12yrs - 0.07 - 1.63 g/L
12yrs to less than 19yrs - 0.07 - 1.79g/L
RR for Female
19yrs to 60yrs - 0.35 2.50g/L
>60yrs - 0.63 - 2.73 g/L
RR for Male
19yrs to 60 yrs - 0.14 - 2.58g/L
>60 years - 0.40 - 2.68 g/L
UKAS number
8869
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
N/A

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Last updated: 03-05-2024