Occult blood screen

Known as: Occult Blood, occult blood screening, Blood, Occult 
Chemical, spectroscopic, or microscopic detection of extremely small amounts of blood.
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Highly Cited
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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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 Early detection of colorectal cancer could reduce cancer-specific mortality. The aim of this trial was to evaluate the… (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 & AIMS Several randomized population-based studies have shown that screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) by fecal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Two large true population studies in Europe have shown a significant reduction in 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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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
BACKGROUND There is growing evidence that faecal-occult-blood (FOB) screening may reduce colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality, but… (More)
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