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Test Code LAB696 Occult Blood Gastric

Important Note

If physician wants Occult Blood Stool, order LAB694.

Performing Laboratory

Peninsula Regional Medical Center - Microbiology.

Specimen Requirements

Gastric Contents

Submit gastric contents in a screw-capped, sterile container. (Improperly labeled specimen, specimen submitted in leaky container, or specimen submitted on Hemoccult slide is not acceptable.)

Maintain sterility and forward promptly.

Specimen must arrive within 12 hours of collection.

Note: Specimen source is required.