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Use of Fecal Occult Blood Testing in Hospitalized Patients: Results of an Audit

By Stephen Ip, AbdulRazaq AH Sokoro, Lisa Kaita, Claudia Ruiz, Elaine McIntyre and Harminder Singh


BACKGROUND: The fecal occult blood test (FOBT), widely used as a colorectal cancer screening tool, continues to be used in hospitalized patients. However, the utility of this test for hospitalized patients is unclear

Topics: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology, RC799-869
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Year: 2014
DOI identifier: 10.1155/2014
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