The CLIA-waived Hemosure[R] Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Test (iFOBT) offers a notable consideration in that there are no drug or diet restrictions.
What does OB stand for?
OB stands for Occult Blood
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We have 18 other meanings of OB in our Acronym Attic
- Oberkommando (German: High Command)
- Obex (neuroanatomy, part of brain)
- Obliterative Bronchiolitis
- Observatoire de Besançon
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Occult blood in the stool, for example, could lead to a colonoscopy.
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 8, 2006 - (JCN) - Wako Pure Chemical Industries has launched a new fully automated fecal occult blood analyzer, FOBITWAKO, across Japan.
Fecal occult blood tests (blood in the stool) only pick up 10 to 20 percent of colon cancers in men and women.
I have seen capitated physicians throw positive stools for occult blood in the garbage to avoid the cost of a colonoscopy and missing cancers that could have been diagnosed earlier.
Have an annual fetal occult blood test and a flexible sigmoidoscopy every five years beginning at 50.
Stool samples were negative for occult blood, and serologic tests showed no Helicobacter pylori antibodies.