Name: Hemoglobin, Urine
Test Name: Hemoglobin, Urine
Health Link Test Code: HCUHGB
LIS Test Code: UHGB
CPT Code(s): 83069
Determination of the presence of free hemoglobin in urine.
Days Performed: Mon-Fri.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 - 4 days.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Not available stat.
Specimen: Random urine
Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container
Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot
Testing Volume: 10 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 3 mL
Transport specimen to laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Hemoglobin is not normally present in urine. Specimen is centrifuged to remove cells prior to analysis.
Interpretation Type: Expected Results
Result of "BELOW DETECTION" indicates that the result is below the method detection limit of 5 mg/dL.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by the UWHC Clinical Laboratories. This test meets the standards for clinical testing. This test should not be regarded as investigational or for research use. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.