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Test Code GOB Gastroccult®, Vomitus or Gastric Aspirate

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
GOB

 

Methodology

Guiac Paper Test
Useful for detecting blood in vomitus or gastric aspirate.

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Sterile container(s)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of vomitus or gastric aspirate

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient 1 day/Refrigerate 5 days

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

89310