Biomarkers in management of inflammatory bowel disease

  title={Biomarkers in management of inflammatory bowel disease},
  author={Andrzej Moniuszko and Anna Wiśniewska and Grażyna Rydzewska},
  booktitle={Przeglad gastroenterologiczny},
In recent years the use of faecal and serologic biomarkers has been evaluated in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Faecal calprotectin (FC) has been proposed as a surrogate marker for intestinal inflammation; elevated concentrations in IBD patients have been confirmed in numerous studies. Already available rapid calprotectin tests help to differentiate between IBD and irritable bowel syndrome. Faecal calprotectin greatly correlates with endoscopic activity scales… CONTINUE READING


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