Reagents, Home-Test Kit, Feces, Occult Blood
Definition : Reagents available as home-test kits that permit the determination of occult blood (i.e., blood that cannot be detected with the naked eyes) in a sample of feces. Occult blood determination kits for home use are used to check for blood loss from the gastrointestinal tract and are particularly used for early detection of colon cancer.
Entry Terms : "Occult Blood Determination Reagents, Feces"
UMDC code : 19687