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Th ABC's of the SSI test

What does the SSi test detect?

Colorectal cancer screening methods are based on the fact that precancerous polyps and lesions release small quantities of blood into the intestine. Contrary to other types of problems, such as hemorrhoids, the presence of blood cannot be detected with the naked eye. It is, therefore, necessary to proceed with analysis to identify it.

An increased need to prescribe a colonoscopy

A screening test can better inform the physician about the necessity of recommending a colonoscopy. Three to four cases of cancer and precancerous polyps can be detected with the SSi technique, since it detects blood quantities 10 times more than the guaiac test. This is a good way to avoid having a colonoscopy (in the case of a negative SSi test result).