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Fecal occult blood test

Known as: guaiac stool tests, faecal occult blood, fecal blood occult 
A test to check for blood in the stool. Small samples of stool are placed on special cards and sent to a doctor or laboratory for testing. Blood in… Expand
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2019
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2019
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 2019
  • Corpus ID: 207890033
Who developed these recommendations? The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed these recommendations. The ACP is a… Expand
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2017
Review
2017
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the world. The incidence and mortality show wide… Expand
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2017
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2017
Introduction:Reporting and sharing pharmacogenetic test results across clinical laboratories and electronic health records is a… Expand
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2017
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2017
Colorectal cancer (CRC), the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States (1), is largely preventable with screening… Expand
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2017
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2017
Importance Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is effective in preventing recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (RCDI… Expand
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2017
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2017
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. However, colon cancer incidence and… Expand
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2016
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2016
BackgroundThe effects of probiotic supplementation on fecal microbiota composition in healthy adults have not been well… Expand
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2016
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2016
Colorectal cancer (CRC) has become the third most common cancer in the world. Screening has been shown to be an effective way to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Case-control studies and a voluntary-based follow-up study have suggested that repeated screening with faecal-occult… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
BACKGROUND There is growing evidence that faecal-occult-blood (FOB) screening may reduce colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality, but… Expand
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