Fecal Occult Blood Test

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Title: Fecal Occult Blood Test
Description: Guaiac fecal occult blood test (FOBT) kit; shows card, applicator, and return envelope.

Paquete de la prueba de sangre oculta en la materia fecal (FOBT): se muestra la tarjeta, el aplicador y el sobre de devolución.

A guaiac fecal occult blood test (FOBT) checks for occult (hidden) blood in the stool. Small samples of stool are placed on a special card and returned to a doctor or laboratory for testing.

En una prueba de sangre oculta en la materia fecal (FOBT) se verifica si hay sangre oculta (escondida) en la materia fecal. Se colocan muestras pequeñas de materia fecal en una tarjeta especial y se envían al médico o laboratorio para su análisis.
Topics/Categories: Test or Procedure -- Lab Tests
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: National Cancer Institute (artist)
AV Number: CDR415502
Date Created: January 7, 2005
Date Added: August 25, 2008
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.