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OCCULT BLOOD IMMUNOCHEM,SCREEN (11293)

CPT Code:

82274

Specimen Requirements:

Follow package instructions carefully for proper collection and sampling. There are 2 sampling pads. Each should be inoculated with a sampling of toilet water collected after different bowel movements and brushed on the Insure (tm) FOBT Test Card. PROTECT FROM LIGHT

Stability:

Dried Samples: Room temperature: 2 weeks Refrigerated: Not acceptable Frozen: Not acceptable

Methodology:

Immunochromatography

Rejection Reason:

Stool submitted in any container Insure (tm) FOBT cards with stool applied to the sample windows will be rejected. Any test card with obvious blood present Any test card other than the Insure (tm) FOBT cards will be rejected for the occult blood test 6 months after Sonora Quest Laboratories no longer provides Hemoccult Sensa cards.

Transport Temperature:

Room temperature

Container Type:

Insure (tm) FOBT test card The card is stable up to 14 days after collection of the first sample.

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