Definition of Stool occult blood test

Reviewed on 6/3/2021

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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