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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Occult Blood Card
Occult Blood Screen
2-3 gram
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Microbiology    
When performed 24 hours / 7 days    
When reported
Daily    
   
Sunquest code:
OCBDS
EPIC Code:
OCCULT BLOOD, STOOL, SCREEN (1-3)
Patient specimen collection instructions
   
Important notes: Up to 3 separate bowel movements may be submitted per order.
Rejection criteria: Dry stool on swab or stick, unlabeled or mislabeled specimen or Leaking container.
Transportation notes:
Specimen preparation: All specimens for Microbiology must be submitted ASAP to maximize yield.

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Last revised 09/11/2013