Stool occult blood test

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Medical Definition of Stool occult blood test

Stool occult blood test: A test to see whether there is blood in the bowel movement. Also called a fecal occult blood test: A test to check for hidden blood in stool. (Fecal refers to stool. Occult means hidden.) Abbreviated stool OB.


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Reviewed on 1/24/2017

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