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.
Follow diet and medication instructions.
Smear small amount of feces on Hemoccult slide.
10 days after sample applied to card
Sample Analyzed: Stool
Transport specimen to the laboratory. Transport at room temperature if coming from clinic location.
Interpretation Type: Expected Results