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What does FOBT stand for?

FOBT stands for Fecal Occult Blood Test(ing)


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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.
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.