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We read with interest the recent data reported by IJspeert et al,1 Biswas et al 2 and Moreira et al 3 whom evaluated the prevalence of serrated polyposis syndrome (SPS), a disease characterised by the development of multiple serrated polyps throughout the colon with an increased risk to develop colorectal cancer (CRC),4 inside CRC screening programmes. A guaiac faecal occult blood test cohort from the UK showed a frequency of SPS ranging from 0.03% to 0.66%.1 ,2 Other cohorts based on primary colonoscopy showed a prevalence of SPS between 0.1% and 0.4%.1 The only published data on SPS frequency within faecal immunochemical test (FIT) programmes are from Spain and ranged from 0.34% to 0.8%.1 ,3 Since FIT has widely become the method of choice for …
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