Faecal calprotectin:a noninvasive diagnostic tool and marker of severity in pouchitis

Johnson, Matt W, Maestranzi, Susan, Duffy, Audrey M, Dewar, David H, Forbes, Alastair, Bjarnason, Ingvar, Sherwood, Roy A, Ciclitira, Paul and Nicholls, John R (2008) Faecal calprotectin:a noninvasive diagnostic tool and marker of severity in pouchitis. European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 20 (3). pp. 174-9. ISSN 0954-691X

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Abstract

In pouchitis, the mucosa is infiltrated by activated polymorphonuclear neutrophils capable of producing calprotectin, a stable antimicrobial myelomonocytic protein.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adenomatous polyposis coli,adult,biological markers,colitis, ulcerative,diagnosis, differential,endoscopy, gastrointestinal,feces,female,humans,leukocyte l1 antigen complex,male,middle aged,pouchitis,sensitivity and specificity,severity of illness index
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2014 10:48
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 23:19
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49698
DOI: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e3282f1c9a7

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