What is Stool For Occult Blood?
The Stool Occult Blood test is performed to determine the presence of blood in stool which cannot be seen with the naked eye to diagnose conditions that cause bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract. The test is also performed to screen for colorectal cancer.
The sample type collected for Stool For Occult Blood is: Stool
Preparation for Stool For Occult Blood
- No special preparation required
Why Get Tested for Stool For Occult Blood?
- The Stool Occult Blood test is performed as screening test for colorectal cancer if the patient is at risk of developing colorectal cancer, including those who have a family history of colorectal cancer, those who smoke or drink excess alcohol, are obese, etc.
- For diagnosis when symptoms of diseases that cause digestive tract bleeding appear
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