Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Combines serologic, genetic, and inflammation markers to help differentiate IBD vs non-IBD and ulcerative colitis vs Crohn’s disease.
The PROMETHEUS® IBD sgi Diagnostic® is the 4th-generation IBD diagnostic test and the first and only test to combine serologic, genetic, and inflammation markers in the proprietary Smart Diagnostic Algorithm for added diagnostic clarity. This test aids healthcare providers in differentiating IBD vs non-IBD and CD vs UC in one comprehensive blood test. This assay includes 9 serological markers ASCA IgA, ASCA IgG and proprietary markers anti-Fla-X, anti-A4-Fla2, anti-CBir1, anti-OMPC, and DNAse-sensitive pANCA that helps identify patients with IBD and utilizes Smart Diagnostic Algorithm Technology to improve the predictive accuracy. Genetic susceptibility influences immune responses and this assay includes evaluation of ATG16L1, STAT3, NKX2-3, and ECM1. Inflammatory markers include VEGF, ICAM-1, VCAM-1, CRP, SAA. While most other labs only offer assay values, PROMETHEUS® IBD sgi Diagnostic® provides added clarity in diagnosing IBD, UC, and CD.
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These tests have not been cleared or approved by the US FDA. The tests are used for clinical purposes and should not be regarded as investigational or for research. Prometheus Laboratories is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) as qualified to perform high-complexity clinical laboratory testing and is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
This material is provided for general information purposes only as an educational service for healthcare physicians and their patients. It is not intended as a substitute for medical advice and/or consultation with a physician.