Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Rapid Test Kit


This EpiTuub® Fecal Occult Blood (FOB) Test Device is a rapid immunological test intended for the qualitative detection of fecal occult blood in feces by professional laboratories and physician office laboratories. The test is intended for the determination of gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, found in a number of gastrointestinal disorders, e.g., diverticulitis, colitis, polyps, and colorectal cancer. This FOB test device is recommended for use in (1) routine physical examinations, (2) monitoring any bleeding in patients, and (3) screening for colorectal cancer or gastrointestinal bleeding.
This ELISA kit is for in-vitro diagnostic use.


Catalog no. KT-313
Target Hemoglobin
Species Human
Method Rapid Test
Tests Per Kit 30 tests
Result Positive/Negative
Positive Cut Off 50 ng h-Hb/ml
Accuracy 99% test sensitivity and 100% test specificity.
Read test result 5 - 15 minutes
Sample Type Stool
Storage Temperature 2-8 °C

Selected Literature

​​​​​​​1. Simon JB. Occult blood screening for colorectal carcinoma: a critical review. Gastroenterology 1985;88:820
2. Mandel JS, et al. The effect of fecal occult blood screening on the incidence of colorectal cancer. N Engl J Med 2000;343:1603
​​​​​​​3. CDC. Screening for colorectal cancer - United States, 1997. MMWR 1999;48:116
For in-vitro diagnostic use.