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Table 1 SEPT9 detection in specimens collected prospectively from colonoscopy patients

From: Septin 9 methylated DNA is a sensitive and specific blood test for colorectal cancer

  All Evaluable
Subjects
(age 24-86 years)
Asymptomatic Subjects
(age 50-75 years)
  Total SEPT9+ Total SEPT9+
Total subjects 300 21 195 15
Colorectal cancer 0 0 0 0
Other cancer (carcinoid tumor) 1 0 0 0
Adenoma 104 12 78 8
   Adenoma ≤ 10 mm 93 11 69 7
   Adenoma > 10 mm 11 1 9 1
Hyperplastic/other polyp 38 1 27 1
Diverticulosis 43 4 27 3
Hemorrhoids 29 1 12 0
Crohn's disease/colitis 7 0 3 0
Other colonic findings 21 0 9 0
Unsatisfactory prep/aborted 11 0 9 0
Normal 53 3 34 3