Occult Blood, Fecal by Immunoassay
New York DOH Approval Status
For Clinical Collections: Dip sampling bottle transfer wand into stool collection and place back into the FOBT-CHEKoc sampling bottle (ARUP Supply #49940) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
For Patient In Home Collection: Patients will dip sampling bottle transfer wand into stool collection and place back into the FOBT-CHEKoc sampling bottle provided in the Patient Take Home Kit (ARUP Supply #49952 which comes with complete patient collection instructions) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. Stool must be transferred to sampling bottle within 4 hours.
Ambient: 15 days; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: Unacceptable
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||LOINC|
|3000417||Occult Blood, Fecal Immunoassay Interp||2335-8|
- Fecal globin
- Fecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT)
- Fecal occult blood immunoassay