Occult Blood, Qual

Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: OCBLD MMCHM

Specimen Type: Stool

Tube Type: Stool container

Collection Volume: 1 gram stool specimen

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Guaiac

Special Instructions: Patient should follow a diet free of red meats, vitamin C, ascorbic acid, turnips, horseradish, melons, aspirin, and anti-inflamatory drugs for 7 days prior to testing and for the duration of testing.

OC Power Word: LVOCCULTBL

Lab/Phone: 330-746-9623

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range: Normal = Negative

CPT Code: 82272

Synonyms: Hemoccult

Specimen Collection Procedures
Stool Specimen Collection

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