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Diagnostic accuracy of FaecalFaecal immunochemical testing for adults with symptoms of colorectal cancer attending English primary care: A retrospective cohort study of 14 487 consecutive test requests

Abstract:

Background:
Faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to triage symptomatic primary care patients for further investigation of colorectal cancer.


Aim:
To ascertain the diagnostic performance of FIT in symptomatic adult primary care patients.


Methods:
Faecal samples from routine primary care practice in Oxfordshire, UK were...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1101/2020.05.15.20077909

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0661-7362
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Biochemistry
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ORCID:
0000-0002-5382-9838
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Biochemistry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Biochemistry
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3467-6677
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics More from this journal
Volume:
52
Issue:
6
Pages:
1031-1041
Publication date:
2020-07-17
Acceptance date:
2020-06-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2036
ISSN:
0269-2813
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1105579
Local pid:
pubs:1105579
Deposit date:
2020-06-26

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