gastroenterology
IBD

Calls to fund faecal calprotectin test

Gastroenterologists have been urged to increase pressure on the Federal Government to fund the simple and relatively inexpensive faecal calprotectin test under the MBS. The FC test is already widely used overseas to discriminate between IBD and IBS, reducing the rate of colonoscopies, but its absence from the MBS seems to have limited uptake in ...

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