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Is faceal calprotectin same as testing for c - reactive protein in blood test ? Do they test for same thing or different organism ?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Different

It's a screen from Crohn's and ulcerative colitis and perhaps other inflammatory problems specific to the gut.
The C-reactive protein is a test (in my opinion often misleading) for systemic inflammation.

In brief: Different

It's a screen from Crohn's and ulcerative colitis and perhaps other inflammatory problems specific to the gut.
The C-reactive protein is a test (in my opinion often misleading) for systemic inflammation.
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