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Test ID NBLD0219 Occult blood, gastric

AKA

GASTRIC_OB

Container Type

Sterile urine cup

Specimen type/Requirements

Gastric content

Specimen Volume

2 drops

Minimum Volume

2 drops

Stability

pH-30 minutes room temp
Occult blood
card innoculation within 30 minutes
once innoculated 4 days ambient

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Send gastic content in a sterile urine container or cup.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Guaiac method

CPT

82271

Performing Lab

Clinical Microscopy Sanford Bismarck