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Fecal Immunochemical Tests for Colorectal Cancer Screening

Daly, Jeanette PhD, RN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000421031.02199.65
Matters of Practice
Abstract

New fecal occult blood tests have a higher sensitivity and specificity for detection of adenomas and cancer than guaiac-based tests.

Author Information

Jeanette M. Daly is an associate research scientist in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City. Contact author: jeanette-daly@uiowa.edu. The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.