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Experience of adopting faecal immunochemical testing to meet the NICE colorectal cancer referral criteria for low-risk symptomatic primary care patients in Oxfordshire, UK

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Objective To compare the diagnostic performance of guaiac faecal occult blood (gFOB) testing with faecal immunochemical test (FIT) in a low-risk symptomatic primary care population to provide objective data on which to base local referral guidelines. Design Stool samples from routine primary care practice sent for faecal occult blood testing were analysed by a standard gFOB method and the HM-JACKarc FIT between January and March 2016. Symptoms described on t... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/flgastro-2018-101052

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0661-7362
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontline Gastroenterology Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
4
Pages:
347-355
Publication date:
2018-10-09
Acceptance date:
2018-09-07
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EISSN:
2041-4145
ISSN:
2041-4137
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911585
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pubs:911585
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uuid:392a7715-4d6c-40bc-85a6-48512542e253
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pubs:911585
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2018-08-31

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