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Potential of fecal calprotectin as an objective marker to discriminate hospitalized patients with acute severe colitis from outpatients with less severe disease

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Background Acute severe colitis (ASC) is conventionally diagnosed by Truelove and Witts’ criteria which are non-specific and can be affected by other pathologic conditions. Fecal calprotectin (FCP) is a gut-specific marker of inflammation which can predict short-term outcomes in patients with ASC. We aimed to define the role of FCP in the diagnosis of ASC.
Methods This prospective observational cohort study included adult patients (> 18 years) with u... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1007/s10620-018-5157-6

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Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Digestive Diseases and Sciences Journal website
Volume:
63
Issue:
10
Pages:
2747–2753
Publication date:
2018-06-08
Acceptance date:
2018-05-30
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EISSN:
1573-2568
ISSN:
0163-2116
Pubs id:
pubs:859949
URN:
uri:f5e53f92-a23d-4fd7-a6e4-52cffd305236
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uuid:f5e53f92-a23d-4fd7-a6e4-52cffd305236
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pubs:859949

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