During the period of 7 d, all mice received following examinations everyday: weight, Hemoccult test
or gross blood and stool consistency.
In addition to the possibility of systemic toxicity, Blue 1-tinted enteral feedings may interfere with diagnostic stool examinations, such as the hemoccult test
The most common finding with a positive stool hemoccult test
was rectal hemorrhoids in 20.
All sampled their own stools using both the InSure test and the Hemoccult test to determine the need for colonoscopy.
Although the InSure test does not require the dietary and drug restrictions of the Hemoccult test, all patients followed those restrictions, noted Dr.
False-positive Hemoccult test not caused by turnips [Letter].
Sensitivity, specificity and positive predictivity of the Hemoccult test in screening for colorectal cancers: the University of Minnesota's colon cancer control study.
In addition, the study found that patients overwhelmingly preferred InSure to the Hemoccult test
Dietary restrictions do not reduce the false positive rate associated with the unrehydrated Hemoccult test
, said Dr.
A negative Hemoccult test
does not, however, rule out the possibility of premalignant polyps.
SmithKline Diagnostics, manufacturer of the Hemoccult test
for fecal occult blood, asked the hospital to participate in the screening program.
Subsequently, doctors routinely did Hemoccult tests
without knowning that a patient was taking large amounts of vitamin C.