gastroenterology
IBD

Calprotectin test for IBD could be extended to more patients

The effectiveness of the faecal calprotectin test in distinguishing between IBS and IBD is well established, but new research suggests it can rule in or out IBD even in people with gastrointestinal ‘alarm’ symptoms. In the UK study, 789 adults aged 18 to 46 years presented to their GP with symptoms suspicious for IBD. Overall, ...

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