Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCA), phenotypes of IBD, and intestinal permeability: A study in IBD families Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antibodies, Bacterial
  • Biomarkers
  • Digestive System
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae

abstract

  • ASCA is strongly associated with familial CD in Belgium, and 21% of healthy family members also display the marker. The association is much weaker in patients belonging to mixed families. ASCA is a stable marker and is not a secondary phenomenon due to increased intestinal permeability.

publication date

  • June 11, 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 11233666

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 8

end page

  • 15

volume

  • 7

number

  • 1