Stool Tests & Accessories for Fecal Examinations
A stool test can be used for diagnosis of various diseases. Most often, stool is examined for purposes of colon cancer prevention and for early recognition of the preliminary stages of cancer in blood impurities, respectively. However, worm eggs and bacteria can also be detected with a stool test.
Stool Test For Recognition of Occult Blood in Stool
Because of the fine vascular structure of colon carcinomas or colorectal polyps, it often comes down to blood additives in the stool that do not considerably change the appearance of the stool to a great degree and are therefore, very difficult to recognize with the eye, alone.
Detection of hidden blood can be carried out with a chemical or immunological stool test. Chemical stool tests detect blood in stool by way of the enzymatic activity of the red blood cells, whereas immunological stool tests base the detection on human hemoglobin via a specific antibody reaction.
Opposite to the haemoccult test, this style of stool test has no risk of false diagnosis from certain medications or food stuffs (e.g red meat).
Stool Tests & Compatible Stool Sample Containers for Sending in Samples
With us, you can order faecal occult blood tests, such as the Haemoccult test or the HemoFEC test from Roche. For more in depth examinations, the stool samples can be sent in to the laboratory; for that, we offer you the proper stool sample containers made from polypropylene. In addition to the stool test, you will also find other consumables and testing supplies in our online shop.