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Faecal Occult Blood

Faeces

TestFaecal Occult Blood
Common AbbreviationsFOB
ProfileNA
Tube typeFaeces
Clinical IndicationSuspicion of bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract
Specimen TypeFaeces
Sample typeFaeces
Minimum Volumepea sized
Special PrecautionsAvailable in Children only
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time1 week
LaboratorySt James's University Hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF 0113 206 4256
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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