Guaiac

Known as: Guaiac [Chemical/Ingredient], Guaiacum (resin), guaiacum 
Resin from wood of certain species of GUAIACUM. It is used as clinical reagent for occult blood.

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1944-2017
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) is widely accepted, but there is no consensus on the preferred strategy. We… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVES:Although some studies have shown that the quantitative, immunochemical fecal occult blood test (FOBT) (qFIT) has… (More)
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2010
2010
Immunochemical tests show important advantages over chemical-based faecal occult blood tests (FOBT) for colorectal cancer (CRC… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Immunochemical faecal occult blood testing (FIT) provides quantitative test results, which allows optimisation of the cut-off… (More)
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Highly Cited
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 The guaiac faecal occult blood test (G-FOBT) is recommended as a screening test for colorectal cancer but its low… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND & AIMS Capsule endoscopy (CE) is a promising diagnostic tool for the study of patients with obscure gastrointestinal… (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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