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Test ID NBLD0602 Diagnostic, Occult Blood (FIT/Immunochemical)

AKA

FIT

iFOB

 

Specimen Type/Requirements

iFOB Collection Kit - Stool


Raw stool is unacceptable and will be rejected.  Stool must be placed in the collection kit immediately after collection.

 

Collection kit must be labeled with patient name, date of birth and collection date.

 

Note:  Patients with the following conditions should not be considered for testing, as these conditions may interfere with test results: Bleeding hemorrhoids, menstrual bleeding, constipation bleeding, and urinary bleeding. They may be tested after such bleeding ceases. Certain medications such as aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may cause gastrointestinal irritation and subsequent bleeding in some patients and cause positive results.

 

Stool Occult Blood Collection Instructions - English

Stool Occult Blood Collection Instructions - Spanish 

Stability/Transport

 Room Temperature     15 days     Preferred for transport   
 Refrigerated     30 days        
 Frozen     Unacceptable     

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Friday

 

Report Available

1-3 days

Methodology

Immunochemical 

Performing Lab

Sanford Laboratories Sioux Falls 

CPT

82274

Interface Build Information

Result Code  Result Code Description 
19228 Occult Blood, (FIT/IMM)