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Test Code OCBLD3 Occult Blood (Diagnostic)

Specimen Required

stool

Specimen Volume

1mL

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

82270

Collection Container

Cup/Hemoccult Sensa card

LOINC Code

2335-8