Skip to Content

guaiac test


Definition: an obsolete test using glacial acetic acid, gum guaiac solution or hydrogen peroxide to detect traces of fecal or occult blood.

Synonym(s): Almén test for blood

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.