Would a blood test be able to identify ulcerative colitis?

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Would a blood test looking for inflammation in the body be able to indicate ulcerative colitis?

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    It was my experience that blood tests may provide indicators however a colonoscopy would be required to determine exactly! Nothing to be apprehensive of! Good luck!
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    A blood test may show high inflammation in the body, which could be an indication of UC but you can’t disgnose UC with a blood test.  A colonoscopy is usually required to diagnose. 

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