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HemoQuant, Fecal
0099414
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HEMO FECES
Methodology
Fluorescence Quantitation
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Patient should not ingest red meat or aspirin for at least 72 hours prior to collection. 
Collect
Stool from a single defecation in a sterile, plastic, screw-top container with no preservatives. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 1 g stool. (Min: 1 g) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
N/A 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 years 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0090297Fecal Hemoglobin
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Aliases
  • Blood, Feces (HemoQuant, Feces)
  • Fecal Blood (HemoQuant, Feces)
  • Occult Blood (HemoQuant, Feces)
  • Soft-HQ (HemoQuant, Feces)

Performed at Mayo