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Test ID NBLD0369 Hemosiderin, Urine

Reporting Name

Hemosiderin, U

Useful For

Detecting hemosiderinuria, secondary to excess hemolysis, as in incompatible blood transfusions, severe acute hemolytic anemia, or hemochromatosis

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine collection container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 60-mL urine bottle

Specimen Volume: 13 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.


Specimen Minimum Volume

12 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred)
  Frozen 

Reference Values

Hemosiderin: negative (reported as positive or negative)

Hemoglobin (internal specimens only): negative

RBC (internal specimens only): 0-2 rbc/hpf

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83070

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
US_HD Hemosiderin, U 4644-1
HGB7 Hemoglobin 725-2
RBC3 RBC 46419-8

Analytic Time

1 day

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

 

Method Name

Rous Method