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Test Code GASTOB Occult Blood, Gastric

Collection Container

Cup

Specimen Required

Gartric aspirate

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated/ambient temperature

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated up to 5 days,24 hours at room temperature

Reasons for Rejection

Insufficient sample,improper sample,exceeds stability

Methodology

Guiac

Reference Ranges

Negative

Turnaround Time

Daily-available Stat

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

24 hours a day,7 days a week

CPT Code

82271

LOINC Code

50191-6