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Occult Blood Detection Testing for Non-Colorectal Cancer Related Medical Conditions: Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: April 15, 2019
Project Number: RA1026-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of the fecal immunochemical test in detecting medical conditions other than colorectal cancer where occult blood detection is needed?
  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of the guaiac fecal blood occult test in detecting medical conditions other than colorectal cancer where occult blood detection is needed?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of fecal immunochemical testing or guaiac fecal blood occult testing in medical conditions other than colorectal cancer.