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What does iFOBT stand for?

iFOBT stands for Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Test


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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.
VITALS Major Finding: The sensitivity of two different immunochemical fecal occult blood tests (iFOBTs) for detecting colorectal neoplasms was 30% better among users of low-dose aspirin therapy than among nonusers.
The QuickVue brand test is an immunochemical fecal occult blood test, which, compared to guaiac-based tests, provides a number of advantages to the clinician and patient alike, including higher analytical sensitivity, specificity to human hemoglobin, and no requirement of strict dietary restrictions.
The CLIA-waived Hemosure[R] Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Test (iFOBT) offers a notable consideration in that there are no drug or diet restrictions.