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 ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7416-9843, 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: 14 Aug 2022 01:45
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49698
DOI: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e3282f1c9a7

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