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noun affinity, agnation, ancestry, breed, brethren, brood, children, clan, cognation, common ancessry, consanguinity, derivation, descent, ethnic group, family connection, family relationship, family tie, family tree, filiation, genealogical tree, genealogy, gentility, genus, heredity, heritage, issue, kind, kindred, kinsfolk, kinship, kinsman, kinsmen, kinswoman, line, lineage, nationality, next of kin, offspring, one's people, parentage, pedigree, propinquity, relations, sanguis, stock, strain, ties of family, tribe
Associated concepts: blood heirs, blood issue, blood relatives, full blood, half blood, mixed blood
Foreign phrases: Consanguineus est quasi eodem sannuine natus.A person related by consanguinity is, as it were, one born from the same blood. Pueri sunt de sannuine parentum, sed pater et mater non sunt de sannuine puerorum. Children are of the blood of their parrnts, but the father and mother are not of the blood of their children.
See also: ancestry, bloodline, descent, lineage

BLOOD, kindred. This word, in the law sense, is used to signify relationship, stock, or family; as, of the blood of the ancestor. 1 Roper on Leg. 103; 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 365. In a more extended sense, it means kindred generally. Bac. Max. Reg. 18.
     2. Brothers and sisters are said to be of the whole blood, (q. v.) if they have the same father and mother of the half blood, (q. v.) if they have only one parent in common. 5 Whart. Rep. 477.

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The risk of dying from colorectal cancer was a third lower and the benefits of faecal occult blood testing persisted even after screening stopped.
The use of fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) alone was not associated with overall mortality; 25% and 22% of the deceased and living patients, respectively, underwent FOBT alone, said Dr.
The task force did not rule out fecal occult blood tests entirely.
It is estimated that only 33% of Americans over the age of 50 have been screened for colorectal cancer by fecal occult blood testing within the past two years -- versus 84% of American women over the age of 45 who have been screened for cervical cancer by Pap testing within the past three years.
Keywords: point of care, POC, point of care testing, POCT, diagnostic testing, near-patient testing, rapid testing, blood glucose monitoring, blood gas and electrolytes, rapid coagulation tests, rapid cardiac markers, drugs of abuse screening, urine strips testing, pregnancy testing, fecal occult blood analysis, food pathogens screening, hemoglobin diagnostics, infectious disease testing, cholesterol screening, i-stat
Review of the home/self testing market segments, including diabetes (strips and meters), pregnancy, ovulation and occult blood.
Public supply contract for the purchase of immunological blood tests looking for fecal occult (immunological fecal occult blood test - ifobt) as well as all the equipment needed to analyze these tests and related services for the good project implementation.
Hemosure[R] Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Test (iFOBT) provides higher revenue and better patient care than the old guaiac method that the 2009 ACG Guidelines recommends be abandoned as a method for CRC screening.
NEW ORLEANS--Patients given a choice between different screening methods are significantly more likely to follow through on colorectal cancer screening than are those told to undergo either colonoscopy or fecal occult blood testing.
This new 175-page report from Venture Planning Group provides analysis of the major home/self-testing market segments, including diabetes (strips and meters), pregnancy, ovulation, and occult blood.
Polyp removal leads to an estimated 60% reduction in the incidence of colorectal cancer, according to a subgroup analysis from the Minnesota trial of fecal occult blood test screening.
Having commenced its review of stool DNA screening and fecal occult blood testing last week in Atlanta as planned, the ACS-MSTF indicated that it now intends to continue its deliberations and issue final recommendations on screening guidelines, following its review of endoscopic and radiologic screening in September.