Patient Comments: Fecal Occult Blood Test - Indications


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Comment from: EVE, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: November 13

I just had a health screening and the result showed positive on the occult blood. Appearance was dark brown soft stool, no blood. Microscopy revealed no ova or cyst or parasite. I have been asked to repeat the stool test with instruction not to have any beef, egg, carbonated drinks 2 to 3 days before the test.


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