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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.
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference range: Normal = Negative
CPT Code:
82272
Synonyms:
Hemoccult
 Specimen Collection Procedures: