Blood and pH, Gastric Fluid, Qualitative


Abbrev Code:OBLDG   
Order Code:LAB5906Order Name:Occult Blood, Gastric
Synonyms:Occult Blood, Gastric
Methodology:Gastroccult slide
CPT Codes: 82271 x1
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


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  (Grand Itasca, Lakes, Northland, Range, Ridges, Southdale, St. John's, UMMC East Bank, UMMC West Bank, Woodwinds)


Interpretive

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


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