Affiliation: State University of New York at Buffalo
Borowitz D, Lin R, Baker S. Comparison of monoclonal and polyclonal ELISAs for fecal elastase in patients with cystic fibrosis and pancreatic insufficiency. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2007;44:219-23 pubmed
..The median value for the polyclonal elastase assay is higher than for the monoclonal assay, which could potentially lead to lower sensitivity of the polyclonal assay at lower cutpoints for the monoclonal assay is used. ..
Borowitz D, Lubarsky B, Wilschanski M, Munck A, Gelfond D, Bodewes F, et al. Nutritional Status Improved in Cystic Fibrosis Patients with the G551D Mutation After Treatment with Ivacaftor. Dig Dis Sci. 2016;61:198-207 pubmed publisher
..Significant CFQ-R improvements were seen in perception of eating, body image, and sense of ability to gain weight. Nutritional status improved following treatment with ivacaftor for 48 weeks. ..