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Does a positive fecal leucocyte test (when negative for all other bacteria, viral, and parasitic targets) ALWAYS indicate IBD?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
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In brief: No.

It always indicates bowel irritation.
It would be inflammatory not irritable bowel, or infection. How can they test for ALL infection ? basically needs scoping and biopsy.

In brief: No.

It always indicates bowel irritation.
It would be inflammatory not irritable bowel, or infection. How can they test for ALL infection ? basically needs scoping and biopsy.
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