Role and Importance of Gastrointestinal Inflammatory Markers in Diagnostics

Wednesday, August 7, 7 – 8:30 a.m.
Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 6
Supported by DiaSorin, Inc.


Panel of presenters discussing H. pylori, calprotectin, and elastase.


Learn about advantages and limitations of different testing methodologies to aid in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal infection and disease. Understand the current American Gastroenterological Association and American College of Gastroenterology recommended testing guidelines.


Jim Prendergast
Sr. Manager, Market Development
DiaSorin Inc.
Stillwater, MN


Benjamin D. Gold, MD, FAAP, FACG
Children’s Center for Digestive Healthcare
Topic: Role and Importance of Gastrointestinal Inflammation Markers in Pediatric Patients

Dylan R. Pillai, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Professor, Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Medicine, and Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
University of Calgary
Topic: Implementation of Helicobacter pylori stool antigen testing in a large metropolitan centre: A prospective comparative diagnostic trial