Amedco - Quiz

May 2018 JPGN

 
 

A   - Ulcerative Colitis with pan-colitis and severe symptoms.
B   - Crohn’s Disease limited to the colon.
C   - Crohn’s Disease (CD) with small bowel location and stricturing behavior.
D   - Left-sided Ulcerative Colitis with mild symptoms.

A   - It was very unlikely.
B   - 33% to 50% of unaffected siblings of a proband with CD or UC with an elevated GM-CSF Ab, respectively, also exhibited an elevated GM-CSF Ab.
C   - 10% to 20% of unaffected siblings of a proband with CD or UC with an elevated GM-CSF Ab, respectively, also exhibited an elevated GM-CSF Ab.
D   - There was almost complete concordance for elevated GM-CSF Ab levels between CD or UC probands and their unaffected siblings.

A   - Familial association of the serum GM-CSF Ab level.
B   - Correlation between serum IgG and CRP.
C   - The association between CD phenotypes and serum GM-CSF Ab level.
D   - The association between UC phenotypes and serum GM-CSF Ab level.

A   - 85% of variation in the serum GM-CSF Ab level was accounted for by factors shared within the family, which could be either genetic or shared environmental factors.
B   - 15% of variation in the serum GM-CSF Ab level was accounted for by factors shared within the family, which could be either genetic or shared environmental factors.
C   - 15% of variation in the serum GM-CSF Ab level was accounted for by genetic factors shared within the family.
D   - 15% of variation in the serum GM-CSF Ab level was accounted for by environmental factors shared within the family.

A   - Inability to digest lactose.
B   - Rapid transit time.
C   - Increased intestinal permeability.
D   - Visceral hypersensitivity.