Stool PCR for Gastrointestinal Pathogens in Patients With and Without Immune-Mediated Intestinal Diseases

Abstract

Patients with celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease, two immune-mediated luminal conditions, have higher rates of certain infections than healthy counterparts. The prevalence of many gastrointestinal infections in these patients, however, is unknown. Using a novel clinical stool pathogen PCR test, we investigated the hypothesis that patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-018-4959-x

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