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occult blood, gastric
Synonyms: Gastroccult 
Computer Code: GSBLD
Specimen Collection: Gastric specimen or vomitus collected in a clean, sealed, plastic or glass container. 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Store at room temperature. 
Reference Values: Negative Gastric Blood (gBLD) Gastric pH = 2-4  
Lab Code: HEM 
Requisition: FLD/ FCL
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 4 hr 
Stat TAT: contact lab 
CPT Code(s): 82271 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 34
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/23/2014
Time: 11:58:25 (24hr)