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guaiac

[′gwī‚ak]
(materials)
A resin obtained from the trees Guaiacum santum and G. officinale; soluble in alcohol, ether, and chloroform; used in medicine and varnish.
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Base notes include musk, cedar sandalwood and guaiac, according to Veronica Kato, Natura's perfumer, who co-created the perfume with Ursula Wandel of Givaudan.
Keywords: colorectal cancer, CRC, faecal occult blood tests, FOBTs, Guaiac FOBT, gFOBT, CRC screening, hemoccult II, National Screening Programme, Caisse National d'Assurance Maladie, l'Association Nationale pour le Depistage du Cancer Colorectal, ANDECACO, research, information, market, trends, technology, service, forecast, market share
He called that study's results "a shocker" and said that perhaps "we need to put the guaiac cards [for in-office testing] in a locked drawer labeled 'use only in case of emergency'" (Ann.
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In addition, Medicare reimbursement rates awarded immunochemical fecal occult blood tests over the current Guaiac based fecal occult blood tests are significantly higher since they have no dietary or medicinal restrictions and exhibit higher clinical sensitivity.
The framework agreement for the supply of test kits for colorectal cancer based on guaiac tests for the occult blood in the stool, a self sample taken at home by the patient.
Guaiac testing demonstrates only the presence of blood and does not help differentiate benign from malignant nipple discharge.
Rectal examination revealed brown stool, guaiac negative.
Contract notice: guaiac faecal occult blood testing kits (fobt)
Its superior sensitivity and specificity reduces the rate of false positive results often associated with traditional guaiac test methods.
Colonoscopy every 10 years is widely favored as the ideal screening test, but annual stool guaiac testing coupled with flexible sigmoidoscopy every 3 years or with sigmoidoscopy and double-contrast barium enema every 5 years also are recommended.