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Occult Blood, Fecal by Immunoassay
Collect: Stool in Polymedco OC-Auto Sampling Bottle.
Volume : One Polymedco OC-Auto Sampling Bottle with stool Patient
Preparation: No special drug or dietary restrictions are required. Results of this test are not affected by dietary peroxidases, animal blood, or vitamin C.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Specimen in sampling bottle can be stored for 15 days at room temperature or for 30 days if refrigerated (2°C to 8°C). Causes for Rejection : Collection tube or sampling device other than the Polymedco OC-Auto Sampling Bottle; specimens with obvious blood (which may be due to menstrual bleeding, bleeding hemorrhoids, constipation bleeding, or urinary bleeding); raw stool submitted in a container; unlabeled specimen or name discrepancy between specimen and test request label; specimen received after prolonged delay (more than 15 days at room temperature since collection); specimen received frozen; expired sampling bottle; leaking sampling bottle, sampling bottle overfilled, or without adequate liquid.
Note: This test is approved for NY .
LabCorp Laboratory Corporation of America