FIT screening

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers. The good news is that CRC incidence and mortality can be reduced significantly if detected early enough.

Faecal immunochemical tests (FIT) are non-invasive and can detect blood in stool invisible to the naked eye. Due to its simplicity, FIT is currently considered the best non-invasive test for CRC screening.

Invest a little time in your own health by taking the FIT to prevent or detect colon cancer early on.
For further information, please visit our ‘FIT for screening’ website



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FOB Gold pierce tube

  • Patented pierceable tube (patent no. EP2223656B1)
  • Easy to handle, safe and hygienic
  • Opens only on one side (collection side)
  • No manipulation needed – neither by the participant nor the lab personnel


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Manipulation-free: from faecal sample collection to direct analysis

We offer the patented 2-in-1 FOB Gold pierce tube, which has been especially designed for use with the dedicated faecal analyser SENTiFIT 270 and/or total lab automation (TLA) walk-away solutions for high-throughput testing needs.  

The combination of the tube and the analyser make the laboratory workflow particularly easy and efficient: Tubes are received directly from patients and/or physicians, and can be analysed directly on the SENTiFIT 270 or TLA solution. This eliminates the need for any further tube handling.

Other features such as long haemoglobin stability, barcoding and standardised sample volume further enhance the use of these tubes.

Advantages for the laboratory

  • Minimum sample handling: the tube is used to collect the faeces and is analysed directly on the stand-alone analyser SENTiFIT 270 or a walk-away TLA solution
  • Standardised faeces sampling: always collect the correct sample volume
  • Stable haemoglobin: 14 d at 2-8°C, 7 d at 15-30°C – simplifies lab management
  • Easily identify patients thanks to barcoded tube labels
  • The faeces collection tube conforms to transportation regulations for UN3373 classification (biological substance transport)

Faecal Immunochemical
Test for Haemoglobin

Video: How the tube works

Video: How the tube works


Sysmex Europe GmbH

+49 (40) 527 26 0
+49 (40) 527 26 100
Bornbarch 1
22848 Norderstedt

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