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Test Name:

Stool, occult blood - [Stool]

Department:

Pathology

Available Centres:

Ikeja, Igando, TBS, Subol, Ikorodu, Victoria Island, Gbagada, Abuadth, Ahmadiyya, Ibadan, Delsuth

Test description:

This test helps screen for microscopic bleed in the digestive tracts which could be due to colorectal cancer, peptic ulcer disease, colon polyps, bleeding gums

Pretest information:

Avoid iron supplements, NSAIDS pain killers, hard tooth brush, vitamin C, red meat and meat products at least 3 days before test

TAT:

Daily

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