Additional benefit of procalcitonin to C-reactive protein to assess disease activity and severity in Crohn's disease.

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BACKGROUND Serum procalcitonin level may reflect non-infectious inflammation. AIM To assess the correlation of serum procalcitonin level with clinical, biological, endoscopic and radiological markers of disease activity in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), and to evaluate the additional diagnostic benefit of measuring serum procalcitonin level to that of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2010.04459.x

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@article{Oussalah2010AdditionalBO, title={Additional benefit of procalcitonin to C-reactive protein to assess disease activity and severity in Crohn's disease.}, author={Abderrahim Oussalah and Val{\'e}rie M. Laurent and Olivier Bruot and Jean-Louis Gu{\'e}ant and Denis M. Regent and M. -A. Bigard and L Peyrin-Biroulet}, journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics}, year={2010}, volume={32 9}, pages={1135-44} }