Use to detect hemosiderinuria secondary to excess hemolysis.
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
First-morning collection is preferred.
Mix specimen well. Transfer 4 mL to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL).
Specimens in preservatives.
Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 week
Effective November 16, 2020
As of Nov 16, 2020, reporting has switched from semi-quantitative to qualitative (absent versus present).
Absent = Negative
Present = 1+ to 4+
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- urin hemosiderin
- urinary hemosiderin detection