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  • Fecal Immunochemical Test

Published on June 05, 2015

Fecal Immunochemical Test

Test ID   LAB10441
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   82274 OR G0328
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine:

Special collection kit; see comment for all Outpatient and Affiliate testing.

Stool collected directly into a Sterile collection cup >4 hours old, inpatient testing only.

  micro: N/A
Stability Collection Kit Bottle

Room Temperature: 15 days
2-8°C (refrigerated):  30 days


Note:  Storage at 2-8°C must be maintained from the time immediately after collection in the sampling bottle until time testing is performed.   Failure to maintain 2-8°C reduces stability to 15 days.

  Sterile Specimen Cup

Room Temperature: 48 hours

2-8°C (Refrigerated):  5 days

Note:  Sterile specimen cup only accepted from Inpatient collections.  All out patient collections must be collected using the collection kit.

Availability Routine: Batch testing on Mondays and Thursdays
Turnaround Time   1-4 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report
Comments Inpatient and Hospital clinics call Core Laboratory (984-974-2361) during dayshift hours (7:30a-4pm) to obtain collection kit and instructions.  Outpatient clinics and Affiliates call Outreach Laboratory (984-974-1810) or email the supply request account to obtain collection kits and instructions.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 16, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514