Blood and pH, Gastric Fluid, Qualitative


Sunquest Code:OBLDG  
Epic Code:LAB5906Epic Name:Occult Blood, Gastric
Synonyms:Occult Blood, Gastric; Gastric pH; pH Gastric
Methodology:Gastroccult slide
CPT Code:82271
Test Includes:Occult blood, pH
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Gastric fluid
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (Plastic leakproof container, sterile, Microbiology containers)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not store. Deliver to laboratory immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Urinalysis  (UMMC-West Bank, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, Grand Itasca GICH)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Blood: Negative pH: 1.53-3.5 (after 12 hour fast); (undetermined at UMMC)


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