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What Is The Reagent Found In Fecal Occult Blood Test
Fecal occult blood testing is a tool you use at home to detect tiny amounts of blood in your stool. This may suggest that there is a polyp or cancer as the cause of the bleeding. Although the vast majority of positive tests for occult blood do not have a cancer, a positive result means you should have another test (such as colonoscopy) ...Read more
Can stool test show occult blood in the bowel.Will the stool test show any indication that there is something wrong in the colon like cancer.Curious!
What is the significance of having fecal leucocyte antigen (lactoferrin) positive in stool test in a asymptomatic patient?
Test for blood in BM: The fobt tests for blood in the stool. Test is performed on spontaneously voided stool on three separate occasions. Presence of blood in any of the samples is a "positive" test. Blood may indicate cancer, hemorrhoids, blood vessel abnormality, local irritation or a host of other non life threatening things. However, blood in the stool is a finding that needs follow up with a more specific test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more tests: Specifically, you need to have a urinalysis and urine culture by your doctor. If on two urinalyses, there are 3 or more red blood cells per high per field under microscope, then you will need a full workup. The workup includes urine cytology, imaging (ctscan usually), and camera to look inside the bladder (cystoscopy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If standard test results show blood in the urine could that be because of menstrual blood? Or can the test decipher the difference?
Yes.: There are blood tests that can be very useful in detecting some forms of malignancy. A complete blood count (CBC) can be very helpful in diagnosing blood malignancies like leukemias. Measurements of certain makers / proteins in blood can help in diagnosing and following some solid tumors. One example is the marker 'psa' for prostate cancer. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
Not gold standard: It's a pretty good screen but if you're having symptoms, you need to get 'scoped. ...Read more
Blood Cultures: This is not a common question or situation and am not sure why you would ask. But, there are blood cultures. Staph is usually diagnosed by examination or direct wound culture. ...Read more
Urine test lab results show protein and blood in the tribe but no growth. His means its not. Bladder infection. What could the blood and protein be caused by?
Blood and protein: Your urine analysis findings of blood and protein could be caused by a glomerulonephritis (g). Ssee a nephrologist (n) to collect our urine for 24 hours to see how much proteinuria (p) you have as well as having blood taken to see if you have a cause for it. If you have > 1 gram of p/day, you may need a kidney biopsy to get a diagnosis and a prognosis. See a n for an answer to your query. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to show no white blood cells in a urine test when showing high levels of nitrates in urine test?
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