Occult Blood, Fecal by Immunoassay
Sun, Tue, Fri
Within 72 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
- Patient Preparation
- Specimen Preparation
- Patient will dip sampling bottle transfer wand into stool collection and place back into sampling bottle (ARUP Supply #49952. Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Unpreserved stool.
- Ambient: 15 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Less than or equal to100 ng/mL
No single cutoff provides superior colorectal cancer detection rates. The test manufacturer recommends the use of a 100 ng/mL cutoff that produces a specificity of approximately 95 percent for the detection of lower gastrointestinal bleeding. This test does not detect upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name|
|2007191||Occult Blood, Fecal Immunoassay|
- Fecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT) (Occult Blood, Fecal by Immunoassay)