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Occult Blood, Qual

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
OCBLD MCHM
Specimen Type:
Stool
Tube Type:
Stool container
Collection Volume:
1 gram stool specimen
Cause for Rejection:
-
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-inflammatory drugs for 7 days prior to testing and for the duration of testing.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference range: Normal = Negative
CPT Code:
82270
Synonyms:
Hemoccult
 Specimen Collection Procedures: