Status iFOBT is a rapid immunoassay for the qualitative detection of Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood to detect human hemoglobin in human fecal specimens as an aid in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders.
What does FOB stand for?
FOB stands for Fecal Occult Blood
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FROM THE ANNUAL DIGESTIVE DISEASE WEEK NEW ORLEANS--Patients given a choice between different screening methods are significantly more likely to follow through on colorectal cancer screening than are those told to undergo either colonoscopy or fecal occult blood testing.
men and women age 50 and older reported having had a fecal occult blood test in the year preceding the survey; and only 33.
Studies show that InSure, an immunochemical test, is a more accurate alternative to traditional guaiac-based fecal occult blood testing because it eliminates false positive test results due to the consumption of certain foods such as red meat or the use of common medications including aspirin.
Guaiac-based fecal occult blood tests (FOBTs) (1) are based on the detection of the peroxidase activity of heme/ hemoglobin (Hb) (1).