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
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.
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.
Screening for colorectal cancer using the faecal occult blood test, Hemoccult
. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2007;24:CD001216.
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 : 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).