New IBS test a step closer on the NHS

Taken from WebMD UK Health News written by Tim Locke dated 4th June 2013

The NHS in England and Wales is a step closer to funding a new test to check that symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome or IBS are not those of more serious conditions called inflammatory bowel disease or IBD.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is planning to recommend a test for a stool (poo) sample called a faecal calprotectin diagnostic test.

It is hoped the test will reduce misdiagnosis of serious bowel disorders, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

Read more here

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