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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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When governments base recommendations to use fecal occult blood tests in lieu of colonoscopy, and compare it to 10-year colonoscopy intervals, they are missing a potential benefit of more frequent colonoscopy screening.
Fecal immunochemical tests compared with guaiac fecal occult blood tests for population-based colorectal cancer screening.
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All cases underwent a microductectomy and compared to the result of the occult blood testing.
High sensitivity fecal occult blood tests and immunochemical-based stool tests should be repeated annually, but the task force said that not enough information is available to make a recommendation on the proper interval for stool DNA testing.
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.
In studying the utilization of fecal occult blood testing in the institutionalized elderly at one inpatient nursing home, Klos, Drinka, and Goodwin (1991) found a high prevalence of guiac positive results, which in many cases, did not cause a change in therapy or lead to further testing.
The study in this issue of Age and Ageing by Borum [5] illustrates that older patients ([is greater than] 71 years of age) are less likely to have both rectal examination and faecal occult blood testing.
The fecal occult blood test, often ordered by physicians for people over age 50, detects traces of blood shed by malignant bowel tissue.
A test to take (and one not to take) for colon cancer" in our September issue questioned the usefulness of occult blood tests, which call for collecting stool samples on small cards and then testing for hidden, or "occult," blood.
Point of care testing covers: blood glucose testing, blood gas and electrolytes analysis, rapid coagulation testing, rapid cardiac markers diagnostics, drugs of abuse screening, urine strips testing, pregnancy testing, fecal occult blood analysis, food pathogens screening, hemoglobin diagnostics, infectious disease testing and cholesterol screening.