Hemoccult test

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Hem·oc·cult test

(hēm'ō-kŭlt' test)
A qualitative assay for occult blood in stool based on detecting the peroxidase activity of hemoglobin; a test kit can be used at home and the specimen produced mailed to a laboratory for evaluation.
Synonym(s): Haemoccult test.
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The Haemoccult test is widely used to screen for the cancer.