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Test Code OCCB OCCULT BLOOD, FECES, DIAGNOSTIC

Important Note

Test subject to Medicare National Coverage Determination (NCD) Colorectal Cancer Screening (L29796) and 190.34 - Occult Blood Screening. 

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

OCCB

LAB697 N/A

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Sterile container Feces Refrigerate N/A N/A N/A

Inoculated cards at ambient temperature must be received within 2 weeks of collection.

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Not available STAT

Method

Guiac Test

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Occult Blood, Other 82272

 

Instrumentation

Manual Method

Reference Range

Negative

Section

Microbiology-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
OCCB Occult Blood Diag, F 2335-8