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Detects Occult Blood in Stool.This is a colirometric laboratory reagent which measures the enzyme alkaline phosphatase in the human body by the colorometricmethod.Coral Clinical Systems has answered these concerns of the busy laboratory professional by engineering the “Flexipour”reagent system which comprises of individual liquid stable components, which when mixed together in recommended ratios generate a dependable liquid stable working reagent. Depending on the usage, individual reagents may be poured at one go or flexibly in smaller volumes.Fecal occult blood is a term used to describe the presence of blood in the feces. Blood is present in the feces due to bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract. Small increases in blood content may not alter the appearance of the stool and such stools are said to contain ‘occult blood’, detectionof which can be most useful in uncovering and localizing disease. Hemoglobin levels of 5mg/dior more are diagnostically significant. Screening for occult blood is especially important because over one half of all cancers are those of the gastrointestinal tract. Early diagnosis and treatment of patients with colonic cancer results in a relative good prognosis for survival HEMOSPOT test is useful in the detection of bleeding caused by gastrointestinal disorders such as colitis, polyps, diverticulitis, colorectal cancer and hookworm infestatio.Fecal occult blood test are recommended for use as an aid to routine physical examinations. Routine hospital testing. Screening for gastro-intestinal bleeding from any source including colorectal cancer.If blood is present in the stool sample, the hematin in the hemoglobin molecule catalyses the release of oxygen from the hydrogen peroxide, which in turn oxidizes the phenolic components of gum guaiac to quinones. During test, after the addition of the developer solution to the reactive surfaces of the result window, the reaction area turns blue if occult blood is present.