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SSI test vs Guaiac test

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.

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.


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