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Test Code OBSCR Occult Blood Screen

Collection Container

Cup/Hemoccult Sensa card

Specimen Required

stool

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Protect Hemoccult cards from heat and light

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated up to 72 hours-Hemoccult cards -14 days at ambient temperature

Reasons for Rejection

Insufficient specimen,exce3eds stability

Methodology

Guaic

Reference Ranges

Negative

Turnaround Time

Daily

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

24 hours a day,7 days a week

CPT Code

82272

LOINC Code

2335-8