HEMOSIDERIN, URINE

Code
900.1722
Name
HEMOSIDERIN, URINE
Category
None
Department
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Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
83070
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44013
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Urine, random (First morning specimen preferred)

Volume

5.0 ml

Transport Info

Frozen

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

First morning specimen preferred.

Reference Range

Negative

Methodology

Microscopic Stain

Clinical Significance

Determine the presence of hemosiderin in urine.

Hemosiderin is seen as yellow-brown granules, free or within the epithelial cells and occasionally in casts. Hemosiderin may be seen in anemias caused by red cell destruction.

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