Fecal calprotectin: can be used to distinguish between bacterial and viral gastroenteritis in children?

DUMAN M., Gencpinar P., Bicmen M., ARSLAN N., Ozden O., Uzum O., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.33, no.10, pp.1436-1439, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: Fecal calprotectin is used as a good indicator of intestinal mucosal inflammation. The aim of this study is to evaluate the diagnostic value of fecal calprotectin (f-CP) for the etiology of acute gastroenteritis in children.