Fecal Occult Blood, Guaiac Screen
Label Mnemonic: GUAIAC
Epic Lab Code: LAB1115
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Fecal
Collection Medium:
or
Slides Hemoccult - Hospital Stores #923285 HemaPrompt - Hospital Stores #96749
Minimum:
Hemoccult or HemaPrompt card with specimen applied
Rejection Criteria:
The laboratory will only accept the Hemoccult or the HemaPrompt card with the specimen applied. Stool specimens will not be accepted and will be returned to the sending area.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
20 minutes
Reference Range:
Negative
Comments:
The laboratory will not stock the card, only the reagents to perform the test.
Methodology:
Guaiac
CPT Code:
82270