Test Name: Hemosiderin
Health Link Test Code: HCHEMO
LIS Test Code: HEMO
CPT Code(s): 83070
Methodology: Prussian Blue Stain
Cytospin slide of urine sediment used to evaluate the presence of iron.
Days Performed: Mon-Fri, dayshift- specimens accepted at anytime.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 day.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Not available stat.
Specimen: Random urine
Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen containers MUST be sterile screw cap.
Collection Volume: 10 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 mL
Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot
Testing Volume: 10 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 1 mL
Transport specimen to laboratory within 2 hours of collection.
Frozen specimens and specimens at room temperature for greater than 2 hours before being processed are not acceptable.
Interpretation Type: Expected Results