Hemosiderin Stain, Urine

Last Modified: 7/14/2016 9:38:22 AM

Specimen Requirements: 30 mL Random Urine in a Sterile Container
Collection Instructions: First morning sample is preferred
Minimum Volume: 20.0 mL Urine
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

7 days Ambient
7 days refrigerated

Transport Temperature 
Preserved: Room temperature 
Unpreserved: Refrigerated (cold packs)

Reference Range: None detected
Methodology: Microscopy
Clinical Significance:

Hemosiderin may be seen in anemias caused by red cell destruction.

Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 3 to 4 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 518
CPT Coding: 83070

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