Test directory: Occult Blood, Gastric

Ordering Code7210
Test NameOccult Blood, Gastric
Preferred SpecimenGastric Fluid
Preferred ContainerClean Container
Other Specimen/ContainerNasogastric intubation or vomitus
Optimum Volume1 mL
Collection InstructionsPatient preparation: Avoid consumption of incompletely cooked red meat, some raw vegetables, antacid products and
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
Reference Lab Kuakini Medical Center Laboratory

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