Specimen

Urine in a sterile plain universal (white top).

Minimum sample volume

15 – 20┬ámL

 Special Instructions

No special instructions

Factors affecting results

Haemosiderinuria is not found in the urine at the onset of an haemolytic attack even if this is accompanied by haemoglobinaemia and haemoglobinuria.

Reference Ranges

Not applicable

Turnaround time

7 Days

Availability

In house

Clinical Advice

Clinical advice is available from the Haematology Medical team (contact RD&E switchboard on 01392 411611)