The role of calprotectin in predicting endoscopic recurrence in asymptomatic Crohn’s disease

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Fecal calprotectin in differential diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome

Li XG, Lv YM, Gu F, Yang XL., Department of Gastroenterology, Peking University Third May 9, 2015

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