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HMSID
HEMOSIDERIN, URINE OR BRONCHOALVEOLAR LAVAGE (BAL)

Test Code HMSID 
Test HEMOSIDERIN, URINE OR BRONCHOALVEOLAR LAVAGE (BAL) 
Methodology Microscopic Examination 
Description Useful for determining whether an intravascular hemolytic episode has occurred. 
Specimen SUBMIT ONLY 1 OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIMENS:

URINE
15 mL from a clean-catch random urine collection. No preservative. Send specimen refrigerated in a clean, non-sterile, plastic urine container supplied.

BAL
2.0 mL of fluid in a green-top (heparin) tube or other suitable container. Indicate source.

SPUTUM
2.0 of fluid in a plastic container. Indicate source. 

Reference Values Negative (reported as positive or negative) 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 83070