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Occult Blood, Stool

Components

Name Method Department Units
Occult Blood, Stool Guaiac
Core Lab, Chemistry, Routine Negative or Positive

Specimen Requirements

Reasons for Rejection

  • Not received within specified time frame
  • Non-Hemoccult Brand card received

Comments

Stool specimens are stable 8 hours refrigerated. Specimens transported on Hemoccult slides are stable up to 2 weeks.

CPT Code

  • 82270