Specimen Requirements

Title

HEMOSIDERIN, URINE

Specimen Requirement

Collect first morning urine. Mix well and send 4.5 mL unpreserved urine (1.0 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Rejection Criteria:

Preserved specimen

Methodology

Semi-quantitative microscopy

Stability

Room Temperature: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 7 days

Reference Range

Turnaround

3-5 Days

Clinical Use

Test Code

UHEMW