Sign in →

Test Code OBSCR Occult Blood Screen

Collection Container

Cup/Hemoccult Sensa card

Specimen Required

Stool

Special Handling Instructions

Protect Hemoccult cards from heat and light

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Stool: Refrigerated up to 72 hours; Hemoccult cards: 14 days at ambient temperature

Reasons for Rejection

Insufficient specimen, exceeds stability

Methodology

Guaic

Days and Times Performed

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Turnaround Time

Daily

Reference Ranges

Negative

CPT Code

82272

LOINC Code

2335-8

EMR Interface Order Code

63830