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Blood (Occult), Urine  (U/A (cannot order separately))

Synonyms:  Free Hemoglobin, urine, Occult blood and microscopic
Specimen:  Urine; random 10mL in a urine container.
                        Volume:  10 mL
Minimum Volume:  100 microL
Collection:  Maintain at room temperature for 2 hours or refrigerate at 2-8°C for 4 hours.
Storage:  2 hours at room temperature or 4 hours at 2-8 degrees C
Rejection Criteria:  Obvious contamination; improper labeling.
Reference Range:  Negative
Methodology:  Bayer Atlas or Clinitek 200+
Test Use:  Detects possible bleeding in urinary tract due to infections, trauma, or neoplasm. Positive results may also be seen in transfusion reactions, hemolytic anemia, paraxysmal hemoglobinuria, poisonings, or severe burns.
Additional Information:  No Additional Information Listed
Testing Includes:  Tests for free hemoglobin in urine
Testing Facility:  AnMed Health Laboratory