Haemoglobin pigments (urine)


Test Information

Test Name

Haemoglobin pigments (urine)

Synonyms

Haemoglobinuria; Hb pigments

Preferred Specimen

Random urine (yellow pot)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 day


Collection Information

Preparation

  • No preservative required

Processing Information

Registration Code

MISS

Notes

  • Urine Occult blood screen done first.
  • If positive, a Haemoglobin pigment scan will proceed to detect -methaemoglobin, sulphaemoglobin, oxyhaemoglobin, and myoglobin.

Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website