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  • TEC5: In what place and context is FIT intended to be used?
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In what place and context is FIT intended to be used?

Authors: Mirjana Huic, Eleftheria Karampli, Silvia Florescu, Cristian Vladescu

Internal reviewers: Antonio Migliore, Pernilla Östlund, Frida Mowafi, Daniela d’Angela, Jesus Gonzalez

FIT is used in population-based screening for CRC. Faecal occult blood testing for men and women in the range of 50-74 years is the only CRC screening method currently recommended by the EU {15}.

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Huic M et al. Result Card TEC5 In: Huic M et al. Description and technical characteristics of technology In: Jefferson T, Cerbo M, Vicari N [eds.]. Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT ) versus guaiac-based fecal occult blood test (FOBT) for colorectal cancer screening [Core HTA], Agenas - Agenzia nazionale per i servizi sanitari regionali; 2014. [cited 16 June 2021]. Available from: http://corehta.info/ViewCover.aspx?id=206

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