Apr 6, 2017




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Hemosiderin (HCHEMO) Hematology Lab Test

Name: Hemosiderin

Test Name: Hemosiderin

Health Link Test Code: HCHEMO

LIS Test Code: HEMO

CPT Code(s): 83070

Methodology: Prussian Blue Stain

Clinical Information:

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

Collection Instructions:

Specimen containers MUST be sterile screw cap.

Collection Volume: 10 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 mL

Stability Ambient:

2 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

24 hours

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot

Testing Volume: 10 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to laboratory within 2 hours of collection.

Unacceptable Criteria:

Frozen specimens and specimens at room temperature for greater than 2 hours before being processed are not acceptable.



Interpretation Type: Expected Results