Yes, they collected blood from me and sent it to California as well. I was simply told that my blood work confirmed my CT scan and that I definately had Crohn's. I was then sent for a small bowel follow through to see how much of the small intestine was affected. This test also confirmed that I had Crohn's. I don't have very much diahrea which has always left me wondering if I really have Crohn's, but I do struggle with fatigue, joint pains and memory loss.
I hope this helps.
I believe the Prometheus test is quite accurate when it is positive...not as accurate when it is negative. This means it is a highly sensitive test but not highly specific. If you tested positive, it's a good indication that you do have Crohn's. But if you test negative, there is still the possibility that you have Crohn's.
I'm a medical student and did a lot of research on this test when I had to have it done myself. The statistics are a little confusing, but it's a good test.
Hi, Well, this doesn't sound really encouraging as I was hoping there were no definite's about this test. Sarita, can you tell me what your studies told you in the way of accurcy and exactly what they are looking at? I also would be interested to know even if it's positive and turns out not to be Crohn's disease, what else could it be?