Changes in standard blood tests up to one year before a diagnosis of IBD might be key to identifying the disease earlier. According to a Queensland study of 838 patients diagnosed with IBD from 1996 to 2014, a laboratory pattern of inflammation and probable iron deficiency was evident in patients with Crohn’s disease 4-12 months ...
Blood test pattern can avoid diagnostic delay in IBD
By Mardi Chapman
6 Dec 2018