Hemoccult

Hemoccult

 [he´mo-kult]
trademark for a guaiac reagent strip test for occult blood.
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In total, 61,933 men and women were studied; 30,967 subjects were assigned to biennial screening with Hemoccult II and 30,966 in the control group received usual care.
Screening for colorectal cancer using the fecal occult blood test, Hemoccult (Cochrane Review).
EMR-generated reminders available during encounters Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Ornstein Improvement in cholesterol and 1991 hemoccult testing rates, tetanus immunization, and mammography completion.
All varieties of lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, from asymptomatic positive stool hemoccult to gross rectal bleeding, were categorized as bleeding.
Maximizing compliance with hemoccult screening for colon cancer in clinical practice.
As indicated by the patient's age and sex, the list of recommended screening tests included reminders for Pap smears, stool hemoccult testing, mammography, tetanus immunization, and cholesterol screening.
Hemoccult tests, stool culture, and tests of stool for ova and parasites were negative.
A fecal sample was collected for an occult blood test (Hemoccult SENSA; Beckman-Coulter, Mississauga, ON, Canada) and Gram's stain.
Irwig, "Cochrane systematic review of colorectal cancer screening using the fecal occult blood test (Hemoccult): an update," The American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Development of colitis was assessed daily by using an occult blood detection kit (Hemoccult).
The DAI was determined by grading on a scale of 0-4, according to previous reports [15]: briefly, weight loss (0, [less than or equal to] 1%; 1, 1-5%; 2, 5-10%; 3, 10-20%; and 4, [greater than or equal to] 20%), intestinal bleeding (0, negative; 2, hemoccult; 4, gross bleeding), and stool consistency (0, normal; 2, loose stools; 4, diarrhea).