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Hemosure[R] Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Test (iFOBT) provides higher revenue and better patient care than the old guaiac method that the 2009 ACG Guidelines recommends be abandoned as a method for CRC screening.
The new joint consensus guidelines on screening for colorectal cancer recommend against the use of the most common form of the fecal occult blood test and add stool DNA testing and computed tomographic colonography to a list of the recommended screening options.
With its improved operability and promptness, the FOBITWAKO helps smoothly conduct fecal occult blood tests for hemorrhagic digestive diseases at large-scale hospitals.
The first product developed for Enterix' proprietary screening platform is the InSure Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Test, for the detection of early warning signs of colorectal cancer.
Studies show that a fecal occult blood test every 1 or 2 years in people between the ages of 50 and 80 decreases the number of deaths due to colorectal cancer.
And 30 percent of doctors said they would recommend using another screening exam - fecal occult blood test - in terminally ill patients who most likely would not benefit from the test, according to findings published in the current issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine.
The fecal occult blood test, often ordered by physicians for people over age 50, detects traces of blood shed by malignant bowel tissue.
= 35-54%), while the most widely used fecal occult blood test on the market today, Hemoccult, and an improved fecal occult blood test, HemoccultSensa, detected only 10% (95% C.