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Descriptor English: Guaiac
Descriptor Spanish: Guayaco
Descriptor Portuguese: Guaiaco
Descriptor French: Giaiac
Tree number(s): D20.215.721.500.490
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006138
Scope note: Resin from wood of certain species of GUAIACUM. It is used as clinical reagent for occult blood.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Pharm Action: Indicators and Reagents
Registry Number: 9000-29-7
CAS Type 1 Name: Guaiacum (resin)
DeCS ID: 6287
Unique ID: D006138
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Guaiac - Preferred
Concept UI M0009667
Scope note Resin from wood of certain species of GUAIACUM. It is used as clinical reagent for occult blood.
Preferred term Guaiac



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