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Fecal occult blood test

Fecal occult blood test

Fecal occult blood test: Tests stool for any sign of blood.

Fecal occult blood test: Broader Types

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Descriptions of Fecal occult blood test

Fecal occult blood test: FOBT. A test to check for blood in the stool. Small samples of stool are placed on special cards and sent to a doctor or laboratory for testing. Blood in the stool may be a sign of colorectal cancer.
Source: National Institute of Health

Basic Information: Fecal occult blood test

Fecal occult blood test: A test that detects the presence of blood in the stool.

Disease or Condition count: 2; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Fecal occult blood test' may be involved.

Diseases and Conditions that List Fecal occult blood test as a Diagnostic Test

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