Article Abstract

Laboratory biomarkers in the diagnosis, management, and prognosis of gastrointestinal disorders

Authors: Hemant Goyal

Abstract

Numerous blood and stool biomarkers are currently available which can be used for the diagnosis, prognosis, management, and follow-up for response to therapy in the gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. Study of laboratory biomarkers in the GI diseases is a fascinating topic for in-depth research and review. Therefore, the search for novel, more accurate, faster and affordable biomarkers in the GI diseases still continues because of numerous clinical recommendations and conflicting information in the literature today.