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Epic Code LAB8120 Occult Blood, Gastric Fluid (Gastroccult®)

Interface Order Alias

10211

Clinical Information

Gastroccult® is a rapid screening test designed for detecting the presence of occult blood in gastric aspirate or vomitus. The identification of gastric occult blood can be useful in the detection of gastric trauma or deteriorating gastric conditions. 

Icons & Photos

Sterile Container with Screw-on Lid

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Gastric Fluid
Container/Tube: Sterile, screw-top container.
Volume: 10 mL
Minimum volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions: No additive. Secure cap to avoid leaks. Leaky specimens may be canceled for recollection.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: Send to Laboratory as soon as possible

Refrigerate: 24 hours

Laboratory Retention: 1 day

Test Frequency

Availability daily, usual TAT 24 hours

Reference Range

Negative

Performing Department

MICROBIOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI
Spectrum Health United Laboratory, Greenville, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Manual

CPT

82271

CDM Code

4128445

Epic Test ID

1230100990

LOINC

Occult Bld Gastric: 2334-1

Beaker LOINC

OCCULT BLOOD EXPIRATION DATE: N/A
OCCULT BLOOD GASTRIC FLUID: 2334-1

Reviewed Date

7/31/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: OCCULT BLOOD, OTHER SOURCES
Beaker Display Name: Occult Blood, Gastric Fluid
BEAKER TEST NAME: OCCULT BLOOD, GASTRIC FLUID
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Occult Blood, Gastric Fluid

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW MICROBIOLOGY: STERILE CONTAINER A (Preferred)-Ambient
BR MICROBIOLOGY: STERILE CONTAINER A (Preferred)-Ambient
LH MICROBIOLOGY: STERILE CONTAINER A (Preferred)-Ambient
PH MICROBIOLOGY: STERILE CONTAINER A (Preferred)-Ambient
RC MICROBIOLOGY: STERILE CONTAINER A (Preferred)-Ambient
UN URINES: STERILE CONT R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
ZH URINES: STERILE CONTAINER A (Preferred)-Ambient