- Limitations of faecal elastase-1 and chymotrypsin as tests of exocrine pancreatic disease in adultsW G Brydon
Departments of Clinical Chemistry and Gastroenterology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
Ann Clin Biochem 41:78-81. 2004..The faecal enzymes elastase and chymotrypsin are a relatively inexpensive non-invasive means of investigating causes of malabsorption. However, such tests may be affected by enzyme degradation or faecal dilution...
- Assessment of faecal occult blood loss by qualitative and quantitative methodsM D Barber
Department of Surgery, St John s Hospital, Livinsgton, Scotland, U K
J R Coll Surg Edinb 47:491-4. 2002..Various methods exist for the assessment of faecal occult blood loss in a patient with suspected gastrointestinal blood loss...