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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These exclusion indications included abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, hematochezia, unexplained weight loss, anemia and hemoccult positive stools, inflammatory bowel diseases, recently symptomatic diverticular disease and abnormal imaging studies.
Occult bleeding was analyzed using the Hemoccult kit (Beckman Coulter, Mexico City, Mexico) according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Hemoccult was positive, so I decided to transfer her to the hospital.
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.
In the stool studies, order Hemoccult, fat, lactoferrin, Giardia enzyme immunoassay, Helicobacter pylori antigen, reducing substances, and pH, Dr.
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.
Iron overdose and detection of gastrointestinal bleeding with the hemoccult and gastroccult assays.
During the period of 7 d, all mice received following examinations everyday: weight, Hemoccult test or gross blood and stool consistency.
308 personas en dos grupos (18), uno recibio la prueba de tamizacion y el otro fue el grupo control; los participantes se tamizaron cada 16 a 24 meses con hemoccult (sangre oculta) rehidratados.
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.