Hemoccult

Hemoccult

 [he´mo-kult]
trademark for a guaiac reagent strip test for occult blood.

Hemoccult

/He·moc·cult/ (he´mo-kult) trademark for a guaiac reagent strip test for occult blood.
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6,13-15) Morrogh et al (6) reported that 55% of patients with underlying malignancy or a high-risk lesion had nonbloody nipple discharge on visual inspection, and 31% of patients with malignancy or high-risk lesion had nonbloody nipple discharge by both color and hemoccult testing.
Hemoccult ICT immunochemical fecal occult blood test (iFOBT) can detect bleeding associated with more cancers and polyps than traditional guaiac-based FOBTs used for colorectal cancer screening.
Her stool was hemoccult negative with no evidence of external bleeding.
During the period of 7 d, all mice received following examinations everyday: weight, Hemoccult test or gross blood and stool consistency.
The most commonly used guaiac-based fecal occult blood tests (gFOBTs), such as Hemoccult II, have relatively low test sensitivity, meaning that a single application of the test has somewhat less than a 50% chance of detecting cancer.
A new form of the test, called Hemoccult Sensa, has a sensitivity of 64% for cancer and 41% for advanced adenomas according to one study, so the use of high-sensitivity fecal occult blood tests would be acceptable.
In addition to the possibility of systemic toxicity, Blue 1-tinted enteral feedings may interfere with diagnostic stool examinations, such as the hemoccult test.
Physical examination revealed no obvious signs of bleeding and stool hemoccult testing was negative.
CPRS that initiate if they have a diagnosis of hypertension, COPD, diabetes,--for their Hemoccult, or different things that have been generated by their diagnosis.
Keywords: colorectal cancer, CRC, faecal occult blood tests, FOBTs, Guaiac FOBT, gFOBT, CRC screening, hemoccult II, National Screening Programme, Caisse National d'Assurance Maladie, l'Association Nationale pour le Depistage du Cancer Colorectal, ANDECACO, research, information, market, trends, technology, service, forecast, market share
This is particularly helpful for tracking diabetic patients or running reports to analyze all patients having positive hemoccult results, which may indicate a cancerous condition.
The program included a physical exam, vision screen, hearing test, pulmonary function test, EKG, blood work, urinalysis, hemoccult, chest X-ray, stress test, PSA and digital rectal exam for men, and a breast exam and mammogram for women.