Aug 3, 2017




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Occult Blood (Guaiac), Diagnostic, Stool

Occult Blood (Guaiac), Diagnostic, Stool (FOCBM) KITS Lab Test

Name: Occult Blood (Guaiac), Diagnostic, Stool

Test Name: Occult Blood (Guaiac), Diagnostic, Stool

Health Link Test Code: FOCBM

LIS Test Code: OCLTD

CPT Code(s): 82272

Methodology: Hemoccult Slide Test

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.

Patient Preparation:

Follow diet and medication instructions.

Specimen: Stool

Collection Instructions:

Smear small amount of feces on Hemoccult slide.

Stability Ambient:

10 days after sample applied to card

Stability Refridgerated:

Not applicable

Stability Frozen:

Not applicable

Sample Analyzed: Stool

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to the laboratory. Transport at room temperature if coming from clinic location.



Interpretation Type: Expected Results