II. Normal

  1. Range: 50-220 mg/dl
  2. Acute phase reactant

III. Increased

  1. Inflammation
  2. Collagen-Vascular Disease
  3. Infection
  4. Androgens

IV. Decreased

  1. Hemolysis (intravascular)
  2. Megaloblastic Anemia
  3. Severe liver disease
  4. Large Hematomas
  5. Epstein Bar Virus (EBV)
  6. Cytomegalovirus
  7. Oral Contraceptives

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Ontology: Haptoglobins (C0018595)

Definition (CSP) a blood glycoprotein found in the alpha globulin fraction which binds free hemoglobin.
Definition (MSH) Plasma glycoproteins that form a stable complex with hemoglobin to aid the recycling of heme iron. They are encoded in man by a gene on the short arm of chromosome 16.
Concepts Biologically Active Substance (T123) , Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein (T116)
MSH D006242
SnomedCT 85294008
LNC LP16411-8, MTHU013894
English Haptoglobin, Haptoglobins, Haptoglobins [Chemical/Ingredient], haptoglobin, haptoglobins, Hp - Haptoglobin, Haptoglobin (substance), Haptoglobin, NOS
Swedish Haptoglobiner
Czech haptoglobiny
Finnish Haptoglobiinit
Italian Aptoglobina, Aptoglobine
Japanese ハプトグロビン
French Haptoglobines
Polish Haptoglobiny
Spanish haptoglobina (sustancia), haptoglobina, Haptoglobinas
German Haptoglobine
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