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Low Level of Haptoglobin in Lupus

Homa Timlin, Kirthi Machireddy, Michelle Petri
Journal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports 2017, 5 (1): 2324709616689106
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Haptoglobin levels are measured in systematic lupus erythematosus patients as part of the workup for anemia, with low levels indicating hemolysis. Haptoglobin is an acute phase protein. We present 2 lupus patients who were found to have low haptoglobin levels in the absence of other evidence of hemolysis.

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