Clinical Lab Products News
Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 15:50
New from Sekisui Diagnostics, Lexington, Mass, the rapid immunochemical fecal occult blood (iFOB) test detects hemoglobin in stool samples as an aid in the early detection of colorectal cancer.
Colorectal cancer has the second highest death rate among cancers in the United States, and is the fourth most common cause of cancer death worldwide.
The OSOM Test provides:
- Better sample stability: unique "dry sample" collection card
- Better value: two patient sample collections on one collection card allows compliance with screening guidelines, using only one test cassette
- Comprehensive physician and patient support web site