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… (More)

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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND & AIMS Despite poor performance, guaiac-based fecal occult blood tests (G-FOBT) are most frequently implemented for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Guaiac-based fecal occult blood tests (FOBTs) for colorectal cancer screening are not specific for human hemoglobin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND One type of fecal occult blood test (FOBT), the unrehydrated guaiac fecal occult blood test (GT), is recommended by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND & AIMS The fecal occult blood test (FOBT) is recommended as a screening test for colorectal cancer, but there are few… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Although fecal occult-blood testing is the only available noninvasive screening method that reduces the risk of death… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND & AIMS Several randomized population-based studies have shown that screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) by fecal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We have updated guidelines for screening for colorectal cancer. The original guidelines were prepared by a panel convened by the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Both annual testing for fecal occult blood and biennial testing significantly reduce mortality from colorectal cancer… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND In 1993, a randomized controlled trial in Minnesota showed, after 13 years of follow-up, that annual fecal occult… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Although tests for occult blood in the feces are widely used to screen for colorectal cancers, there is no conclusive… (More)
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