Recommendation ID

Further research is recommended on clinical outcomes associated with using the ELISA kits (LISA-TRACKER, IDKmonitor and Promonitor) in people whose Crohn's disease is losing response to a TNF-alpha inhibitor. This could be through a prospective study, for local audit, or for submission to a registry. (The IBD Registry is being adapted to receive data on TNF-alpha inhibitor levels and antibodies against TNF-alpha inhibitors).

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Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Therapeutic monitoring of TNF-alpha inhibitors in Crohn’s disease (LISA-TRACKER ELISA kits, IDKmonitor ELISA kits, and Promonitor ELISA kits)
Date issued
February 2016

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   Yes  
Last Reviewed 29/02/2016