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Test Code 3031 Hemosiderin, Urine

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID
UHSD

Reporting Name

Hemosiderin, U

Useful For

Detecting hemosiderinuria, secondary to excess hemolysis, as in incompatible blood transfusions, severe acute hemolytic anemia, or hemochromatosis

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine collection container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 60-mL urine bottle

Specimen Volume: 13 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.


Specimen Minimum Volume

12 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred)
  Frozen 

Reference Values

Hemosiderin: negative (reported as positive or negative)

Hemoglobin (internal specimens only): negative

RBC (internal specimens only): 0-2 rbc/hpf

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83070

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
US_HD Hemosiderin, U 4644-1
HGB7 Hemoglobin 725-2
RBC3 RBC 46419-8

Method Name

Rous Method

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Additional Information:
For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Processing Instructions:
BJH Chemistry will forward to the performing laboratory. Do not reject specimen if not received on ice.