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Occult blood x1, stool

Lab Section: 

Hematology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB694

 

Synonyms: 

Fecal Occult Blood Occult Blood

Methodology: 

Hemoccult II test kit

Schedule: 

Sunday-Saturday

Reported: 

12 hrs

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 5.0 gm Stool in a Stool Container.
Pediatric volume: 1 gm.
Random stool or hemoccult card also acceptable
Handling: Stool in a Stool container.
Unacceptable conditions: Frozen stool, stool in preservative or gastric samples.

 

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

Negative

 

CPT Code(s): 

82270

Last Changed: 

10/13/2016 10:57:09

Last Reviewed: 

8/17/2017 11:05 AM