Zohar Levi, MD; Paul Rozen, MBBS; Rachel Hazazi, BSc; Alex Vilkin, MD; Amal Waked, BSc; Eran Maoz, MD; Shlomo Birkenfeld, MD; Moshe Leshno, MD, PhD; Yaron Niv, MD
Note: These results were presented, in part, at Digestive Diseases Week, Los Angeles, California, 20–25 May 2006.
Acknowledgments: The authors thank the medical and secretarial staff of the endoscopy units and the patients for their cooperation. They also thank Dr. Ester Shabtai and Doron Comaneshter for statistical analyses, Ms. Ziona Samuel for helping with patient enrollment, and Ms. Sally Zimmerman for secretarial assistance.
Grant Support: The Eiken Chemical Company, Alfa Wasserman, and Pharmatrade provided instruments and reagents. Research grants from the Eiken Chemical Company and the Katzman Family Foundation supported other costs.
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: Grants received: P. Rozen (Eiken Chemical Co.).
Requests for Single Reprints: Paul Rozen, MBBS, Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, 39 Jabotinsky Street, Petach Tikvah 49100, Israel; e-mail, email@example.com.
Current Author Addresses: Drs. Levi, Vilkin, and Niv; Ms. Hazazi; and Ms. Waked: Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, PO Box 85, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel.
Dr. Rozen: Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, 39 Jabotinsky Street, Petach Tikvah 49100, Israel.
Dr. Maoz: Clalit Health Services, Zamenhof Medical Center, 34 Zamenhof Street, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Dr. Birkenfeld: Clalit Health Services, Bat Yamon Medical Center, 33 Nusinson Street, Bat-Yam, Israel.
Dr. Leshno: Recanti Building, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: P. Rozen, Y. Niv.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: Z. Levi, P. Rozen, A. Waked, R. Hazazi, M. Leshno, Y. Niv.
Drafting of the article: P. Rozen, R. Hazazi, M. Leshno.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: P. Rozen, M. Leshno, Y. Niv.
Final approval of the article: P. Rozen, R. Hazazi, A. Vilkin, S. Birkenfeld, Y. Niv.
Provision of study materials or patients: A. Vilkin, Z. Levi, E. Maoz, S. Birkenfeld, Y. Niv.
Statistical expertise: M. Leshno.
Obtaining of funding: P. Rozen, Y. Niv.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: R. Hazazi, A. Vilkin, Z. Levi, A. Waked, Y. Niv.
Collection and assembly of data: Z. Levi, R. Hazazi, A. Vilkin, A. Waked.
Levi Z, Rozen P, Hazazi R, Vilkin A, Waked A, Maoz E, et al. A Quantitative Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Neoplasia. Ann Intern Med. 2007;146:244-255. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-146-4-200702200-00003
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2007;146(4):244-255.
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