Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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December 4th, 2015

Faecal Testing and IBD

By Kanaaz Pereira

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), mainly consisting of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, are lifelong intestinal disorders, and disease flares are often unpredictable and significantly affect the patient’s quality of life. Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses stool tests for pediatric and adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease, focusing  on two proteins that may help identify active inflammation.

Read the full study online here.

For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/IBD.

Dr. Kane is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic.

Tags: IBD, protein, stool testing, Study Findings, Sunanda Kane

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