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Hemoccult Test

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This four-page handout informs people about the hemoccult test, which checks for blood in the stool. It explains that the patient will need to collect stool samples from bowel movements on three different days, and reviews the contents of the kit they will use to collect the samples. It contains guidelines to help the patient prepare for the test, and provides step-by-step instructions for collecting the stool samples.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Feces, Occult blood
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
9/1/2011
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