Fecal calprotectin as a correlative marker in clinical severity of infectious diarrhea and usefulness in evaluating bacterial or viral pathogens in children.

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BACKGROUND Calprotectin is a marker associated with intestinal inflammation. The aim of this study is to explore the diagnostic value of fecal calprotectin in predicting bacterial/viral diarrhea and the application of fecal calprotectin in the clinical course of infectious diarrhea. METHODS Patients ages from 3 months to 10 years with infectious diarrhea… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e318262a718

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@article{Chen2012FecalCA, title={Fecal calprotectin as a correlative marker in clinical severity of infectious diarrhea and usefulness in evaluating bacterial or viral pathogens in children.}, author={Chien-Chang Chen and Jing-Long Huang and Chee-Jen Chang and Man-Shan Kong}, journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition}, year={2012}, volume={55 5}, pages={541-7} }