What is the ez detect stool blood testing kit?

Colon cancer screen. Tests for blood in the stool which can indicate a problem such as polyps or colon cancer.
Limited usefulness. This is a home kit to detect blood in stool. However, except for its convenience there is no advantage as it is a lesser sensitive assay compared to current state of art technology "fecal immunochemical testing" for blood. I am aware of only limited comparative data and it is not very supportive of ezd being comparable to clinical testing.

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Is a false positive result in stool blood testing possible?

Yes. Occult blood tests based on testing for peroxidase activity generate false positives from eating meat, horse radish and iron intake. Read more...
Certainly. If you take an iron supplement, it will turn a stool test positive, as that is what the stool test is for. Read more...

What are the causes of false negative results in stool blood testing?

Bogus Testing. To be falsely negative would imply the presence of blood that has been missed. Such an event commonly occurs with either a defective card, expired solution or poor sample. Try using a different card and solution. If there is a high suspicion of blood based on appearance or risk factors, a stool cell count can be done, a reagent test dropped into toilet water after defecating or fecal dna test. Read more...