Faecal calprotectin is not the only IBD marker

Faecal calprotectin is established as a clinically useful marker in IBD but won’t necessarily be the only non-invasive test for assessing mucosal healing in the future. An Australian-led study in 157 children with Crohns’ disease has shown faecal S100A12 (FA12) is another highly sensitive and even more specific indicator. The study, ancillary to the ImageKids ...

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