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930 Occult Blood (IFOBT)

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Stool
14 Days
Negative

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Stool
Container: FOBT-CHEK OC Bottle
Temperature: Ambient

Method

Fecal Immunochemical Test

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

48hrs

Instructions/Notes

Stool kit

Clinical Utility

To screen for gastrointestinal bleeding, which may be an indicator of colon cancer.

CPT Codes

82274

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