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Occulte Blood

Home medical analysis | Medical Laboratory

Occulte Blood Test

Undetectable to the naked eye. Its presence in an abnormal amount gives rise to such diagnoses as diverticulitis, hemorroids, intestinal inflammatory diseases, polyps, colorectal problems and intestinal cancer.
Testing moment
No fasting needed prior to be subjected to blood sampling at home.
High values causes
  • Violent physical activity
  • Certain foods and drugs
  • Surgery or recent dental surgery

A less invasive test than the colonoscopy. Certain foods should be avoided prior to the test (red meat, turnips, horseradish, beetroot). It should be repeated for 3 consecutive days. The nurse will provide instructions as to the feces collection and to the appropriate containers. Please advise her whether you are anticoagulated.

How to get tested

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a medical test at home for the purpose of an assessment of occulte blood may be present in your body.

Perscription & Insurance

All our tests require a medical prescription recommended by any practicing doctor in the province of Quebec.

These prescriptions are necessary in order to proceed with either test and we urge that all medical requests originating from offices or clinics be duly identified.

All medical analysis requested by your doctor are reimbursed by a majority of private insurance companies!