Inflammatory bowel disease

Last updated: Tuesday, 14, December, 2010
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

Crohns disease

Ulcerative colitis

Pseudomembranous colitis 
(antibiotic associated)

See under Diarrhoea - acute.

Ischaemic colitis

Lymphocytic colitis

Colorectal biopsy; electrolytes – faeces.

Infectious colitis

Faeces - microscopy, culture and antigen detection .