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Hemosiderin, Urine * 

SIM

20350 

CPT

83070 

Synonyms

 

Specimen Type

Specimen of choice - Random urine – First-morning collection is preferred. 

Container

Sterile Urine collection container

Collection Instructions

Clean Catch Instructions:
1.  Clean external genitalia. 
2.  Begin voiding.  Let first portion of urine go into toilet. 
3.  Without interruption of urination process, collect the mid portion and allow the rest to pass into toilet.  

Volume

4.5 ml aliquot from well-mixed random urine, frozen
Min:  1ml

Additional Information

Lab Corp refers to Reference Lab.

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

Well mixed random Urine that is frozen.

Transport Requirements

Frozen

Specimen Stability

Frozen: 1 week 

Rejection Criteria

Specimens in preservative

Reference Range

Negative

CriticalValue

none 

Test Includes

Urine Hemosiderin 

Methodology

Semi – Quantitative Microscopic Stain 

TestingFrequency

 

LCA

829482 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/19/2018 

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 19, 2018

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