Patient Testing with Epi proColon®
Your patient’s blood sample may be drawn in your office or other clinical laboratories as designated by your patient’s healthcare plan. For specific information regarding the blood draw, including required consumables and storage conditions, please download our Blood Collection Guide.
About Getting Tested
- Blood must be collected in a BD Vacutainer® K2EDTA Blood Collection Tube
- The test does not require dietary or medication restrictions before blood is drawn.
- Within a few days, you receive your patient’s test result.
- Share the Epi proColon test results with your patient, and together, decide if there is any additional follow-up necessary.
- Patients with positive Epi proColon test results should be referred for a diagnostic colonoscopy.
About the Benefits
- Choice and preference are key factors that influence patient behavior.
- A blood test is a routine and patient-preferred method of testing.
- If your patient declines colon cancer screening by colonoscopy and stool tests, Epi proColon is an approved test option to consider.
- Epi proColon detects methylated Septin 9 DNA that is associated with colorectal cancer.