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Examen de sangre oculta en heces - Results

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Examen de sangre oculta en material fecal

Valores normales:

Un resultado "negativo" del examen es normal y significa que no se encontró sangre en las heces.

Significado de los resultados anormales:

Los resultados positivos del examen pueden indicar lo siguiente:

Hay que tener en cuenta que los resultados falsos positivos son frecuentes.

Otras afecciones bajo las cuales se puede realizar este examen abarcan las siguientes:

  • Examen para cáncer de colon
  • Evaluación de anemia
  • Reviewed last on: 3/8/2008
  • Christian Stone, MD, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Referencias

Atkins D. The periodic health examination. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 2008:chap 13.
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