Fecal Occult Blood

PURPOSE OF TEST

Rapid, convenient, qualitative detection of fecal occult blood as an indicator of gastrointestinal disease in ambulatory or inpatient care settings.

 

When using the test as a screening tool for colorectal cancer or other gastrointestinal diseases in asymptomatic patients serial analysis is recommended as bleeding may be intermittent.

POLICY

Fecal Occult Blood Detection

SUPPLIES

Fecal Occult Blood Testing Supplies

MANUFACTURER'S INFORMATION

Hemoccult Package Insert

IDA Pages (Clinical Indications, Documentation Plan, Clinical Actions)

1M* / ED* / FHC* / UCC**

*MD only / ** MD or NP only

INITIAL ORIENTATION, TRAINING & COMPETENCY

Initial Orientation & Training

Fecal Occult Blood Detection Training Tutorial

Competency Test

QUALITY CONTROL

QC Information

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS (MSDS)

Hemoccult Developer