White Blood Cell Scan

This test is performed to determine the area of infection within the body or to find out if you have an ischemic bowel disease.

Test Preparation

None

Exam Procedure

This procedure will take up to one full day to perform. Some patients will need to come back for imaging the next day as well. You will have blood taken. Your blood will be labeled with a radioactive tracer and returned to you four hours later. Images will be taken four hours after the tracer injection.