Serum LRG useful biomarker of endoscopic activity in IBD patients on Humira

Serum LRG useful biomarker of endoscopic activity in IBD patients on Humira

Serum Leucine-rich alpha-2 glycoprotein was a useful biomarker of endoscopic activity in patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis taking Humira, according to a study published in Journal of Gastroenterology.“[This] study shows that LRG, a novel serum biomarker, better reflects endoscopic activity during adalimumab (Humira; AbbVie) treatment than [c-reactive protein (CRP)] or [fecal calprotectin (fCal)] among [inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)] patients, indicating that LRG can be considered a potential biomarker to monitor disease activity during induction andRead More

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