OCCULT BLOOD GASTRIC

Synonyms:

LIS Mnemonic: OBG
Department: HEMATOLOGY
Container: Gastroccult slide,
Transport: Room temperature within 14 days.
CPT-4: 82271
Comments: Obtain slide from Hematology. Follow directions on slide. Protect from moisture until collection. Methodology: Guiac

CPT Codes: The CPT codes included in this publication are in accordance with Current Procedural Terminology, a publication of the American Medical Association. CPT codes are provided here for the convenience of our clients; however, correct coding often varies from one carrier to another, and Saratoga Hospital may bill specific carriers using codes other than those shown. Clients who bill for services should verify the code(s) with the applicable payor to confirm that their use is appropriate in each case.