Faecal calprotectin: a marker of inflammation throughout the intestinal tract.

Abstract

Only a small proportion of patients with abdominal discomfort have organic disease, but a correct diagnosis can seldom be made by simple clinical examination. Additional diagnostic procedures must be employed, but these are expensive and demanding and carry a certain risk. Assessment of faecal concentrations of the neutrophil granulocyte-derived protein… (More)

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@article{Aadland2002FaecalCA, title={Faecal calprotectin: a marker of inflammation throughout the intestinal tract.}, author={Erling Aadland and Magne Kristoffer Fagerhol}, journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology}, year={2002}, volume={14 8}, pages={823-5} }