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Test Code OBS Occult Blood, Inpatient, Stool

Important Note

This test is for inpatients only.

Performing Laboratory

Mary Washington Healthcare-Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine-Hematology

Specimen Requirements

Stool

Container/Tube:  Hemoccult® card or screw-capped container

Volume:  Small smear of stool

Collection Instructions: Apply specimen to the proper side of card.

Transport Temperature:  Ambient

Note: Label specimen appropriately.

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday