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Descriptor English: Occult Blood
Descriptor Spanish: Sangre Oculta
Descriptor Portuguese: Sangue Oculto
Descriptor French: Sang occulte
Entry term(s): Blood, Occult
Tree number(s): E01.370.225.925
E05.200.925
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009780
Scope note: Chemical, spectroscopic, or microscopic detection of extremely small amounts of blood.
Annotation: if fecal occult blood, do not coordinate with FECES
Related: Melena MeSH
DeCS ID: 9965
Unique ID: D009780
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Occult Blood - Preferred
Concept UI M0015185
Scope note Chemical, spectroscopic, or microscopic detection of extremely small amounts of blood.
Preferred term Occult Blood
Entry term(s) Blood, Occult



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