Comparison between Biron's SSi test and Guaic test
Here is a meaningful comparison of the restrictions between Biron’s SSi test and the guaiac test still being used in hospitals.
|SSi - Biron||Guaiac|
|No diet||Diet during 6-7 days.|
|No restricted food||Restricted food: meat containing blood; broccoli; cantaloupe; cauliflower, turnip, parsnip; radish; horseradish; tomato; banana; lemon; grapefruit; ketchup; and paprika.|
|No restricted medication||Restricted medication: medication that irritates the stomach; iron supplements; aspirin; anti-inflammatories used for arthritis and rheumatism.|
|No restricted vitamins||Vitamin C is restricted.|
|No other restriction||One portion of other fruit and vegetables allowed per day.|