Collect

One Plastic Container or One Gastrocult Slide

Unacceptable Conditions

Beyond specified stability

Storage/Transport Temperature

1 mL Gastric Fluid Refrigerated, Gastrocult Slide Room Temperature

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: Fluid 24 hrs; gastrocult slide 4 days. Refrigerated: Liquid 4 days.

Performed

Sun-Sat

Remarks

Follow instructions for gastric content collection on a Gastrocult slide.

Department

Hematology

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Guaiac Oxidation

CPT Codes

82271
Collection

Collect

One Plastic Container or One Gastrocult Slide

Unacceptable Conditions

Beyond specified stability

Storage/Transport Temperature

1 mL Gastric Fluid Refrigerated, Gastrocult Slide Room Temperature

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: Fluid 24 hrs; gastrocult slide 4 days. Refrigerated: Liquid 4 days.

Performed

Sun-Sat

Remarks

Follow instructions for gastric content collection on a Gastrocult slide.

Department

Hematology
Ordering

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Guaiac Oxidation
Result Interpretation
Administrative

CPT Codes

82271