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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Gastric in screw cap jar
Occult Blood Gastric
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Microbiology    
When performed 24 hours / 7 days    
When reported
24 hours / 7 days    
   
Sunquest code:
OCBDG
EPIC Code:
OCCULT BLOOD GASTRIC / DUODENUM
   
Important notes: Submit gastric aspirate in screw cap jar. Guaiac paper method used.
Rejection criteria: Unlabeled or mislabeled specimen
Transportation notes: within 24 hr RT
Specimen preparation: all specimens for Microbiology must be submitted ASAP to maximize yield.

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Last revised 09/11/2013