Not available to non-Legacy clinics. Please see Fecal Immunochemical Occult Blood (Annual)
This test is used for stool specimen occult blood screening. This is a test for occult or hidden blood. It detects heme, not intact RBC’s. Diagnostic test for active upper GI bleeding. Do not use for specimens visually positive for blood.
For further guidance on testing please refer to LabAlert: Fecal Occult Blood Testing
For gastrointestinal bleeding related to diverticulitis, polyps, Crohn’s disease, or colorectal cancer screens, see Fecal Immunochemical Occult Blood.