Among 140 patients included in the analysis, 56.4% had serum procalcitonin levels of less than 0.5 ng/mL, while 43.6% had levels of 0.5 ng/mL or higher.
All articles by Maria Arini Lopez, PT, DPT, CSCS, CMTPT
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When analyzing the different IBS subgroups as classified using the Rome IV diagnostic criteria, the researchers observed that patients with IBS subtypes (n=149) other than the subtype causing diarrhea demonstrated the largest
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