The Role of M2 Pyruvate Kinase in the Screening of Bowel Inflammation

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Abstract

Background: This is a study to determine if M2 Pyruvate Kinase (M2-PK) can be used to screen the presence of bowel inflammation. Method: The study design being used is diagnostic test. In this study, we recruited 76 participants and performed colonoscopy examination as a gold standard and faecal M2-PK as the examined procedure. Results: From the result of this study, we identified the important role of M2-PK to screen the presence of bowel inflammation with the cut-off point of 1.05 U/mL compared to colonoscopy as gold standard with the sensitivity of 86.2%, specificity 81.8%, positive predictive value 96.6%, and negative predictive value 50%. Conclusion: From the result of this study, we suggested M2-PK examination to screen bowel inflammation in patients with lower gastrointestinal tract problems.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-25
JournalThe Indonesian Journal of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Digestive Endoscopy
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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