Fecal Occult Blood Rapid Test (FOB)

Name Fecal Occult Blood Rapid Test (Cassette)
Category Name Cancer Rapid tests
Test 50 tests
Sensitivity 50 ng/ml


The occult blood in the stool is said to a situation in which the blood or its remains are present in the feces, but not visible. occult blood in contrast to the blood which comes from bleeding of the intestinal terminal regions is not visible in red in the stool and it is only detectable by fecal occult blood testing.

The presence of blood or its remains in the stool can be a sign of colon and rectum cancer or other problems such as polyps, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, ulcers, inflammation and intestinal bleeding.

One-Step FOB test is a screening test for colorectal cancer and a rapid test for the qualitative detection of low levels of hidden blood in the stool that specifically secretes blood in the stool at a concentration of 50 ng / ml, or (6 μg / g), and Or higher. In addition unlike the guaiac assay, The test is more sensitive and more specific than the traditional guaiac assay. It is easier to interpret the result. In addition, unlike the guaiac assays, the accuracy of the test is not affected by the diet of the patients.