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Test ID NBLD0380 OCCULT BLOOD, STOOL - SCREEN

AKA

Occult Blood,

Occult Blood, Feces,

Stool for Occult Blood

Specimen Type/Requirements

Specimen: Fresh stool or dried fecal specimen on Hemoccult ICT Collection Cards.

Outpatient: Follow the patient instructions included in the collection kit.

Transport Temperature

Send fresh stool immediately to the laboratory at room temperature. Fresh stool must be processed within 1 hour. Send completed Hemoccult ICT collection cards to the lab at room temperature. Return collection cards within 14
days of collection.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily.

Methodology

Immunochemical Test for Human globin

CPT

82274

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo