Category: BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Assay Citations

Diagnostic Accuracy of Fecal Calprotectin in Assessing the Severity of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: From Laboratory to Clinic

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA: S. Moein, D. Quujeq et al. Diagnostic accuracy of fecal calprotectin in assessing the severity of inflammatory bowel disease: From laboratory to clinic. Caspian J Intern Med 2017; 8(3):178-182 DOI: 10.22088/cjim.8.3.178. Highlights from this Publication “ The current study also suggested 78.4 µg/g as the cut-off level for FC by 100% sensitivity and
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Clinical Utility of Fecal Calprotectin Monitoring in Asymptomatic Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Practical Guide

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA: Heidi A, Park KT, Rheenen PF. Clinical Utility of Fecal Calprotectin Monitoring in Asymptomatic Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Practical Guide. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Jun;23(6):894-902. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000001082. PMID: 28511198 Highlights from this Publication “This systematic review shows that the relapsing remitting nature of IBD becomes less unpredictable
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Validation of a Care Pathway for the Use of Faecal Calprotectin in Monitoring Patients with Crohn’s Disease

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation: Turvill J, Rook L, Rawle M, et al. Validation of a care pathway for the use of faecal calprotectin in monitoring patients with Crohn's disease. Frontline Gastroenterology Published Online First: 30 January 2017. doi: 10.1136/flgastro-2016-100780. Highlights from this Publication “In patients with Crohn’s Disease, established on therapy, fecal calprotectin effectively identifies those who
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Fecal Calprotectin in Healthy Children Aged 1-4 Years

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation: Zhu, Q,Feng Li, Junli Wang, Lixiao Shen, Xiaoyang Sheng. Fecal Calprotectin in Healthy Children Aged 1-4 Years, PLOS ONE. 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150725. “Children aged from 1 to 4 years old have lower FC concentrations compared with healthy infants (<1years), and higher FC concentrations when comparing with children older than 4 years and adults.” Learn More
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Comparison of Three Tests for Faecal Calprotectin in Children and Young Aults: a Retrospective Monocentric Study

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Prell, C, Nagel D, Freudenberg H, Schwarzer A, Koletzko S. Comparison of three tests for faecal calprotectin in children and young adults: a retrospective monocentric study, BMJ Open. 2014;4:e004558 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004558. “In conclusion, measurement of FC in paediatric patients with unspecific symptoms is very helpful in order to avoid invasive procedure.” Highlights from this Publication “In conclusion, measurement
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Are We Exposing Patients with a Mildly Elevated Faecal Calprotectin to Unnecessary Investigations?

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Seenan, JP,Thomson,Rankin K,Smith K, Gaya DR.Are we exposing patients with a mildly elevated faecal calprotectin to unnecessary investigations? Gastroenterology.  2014 Frontline Gastroenterol doi:10.1136/flgastro-2014-100467. “we propose an alternative diagnostic approach of repeating the FC after 6-8 weeks in patients with values of 100-200 µg/g.” Learn More
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Fecal Calprotectin in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Walsham and Sherwood.  Fecal calprotectin in inflammatory bowel disease, Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology. 2016; 9: 21–29.Published online 2016 Jan 28. doi:  10.2147/CEG.S51902 “The choice of a cutoff will depend on whether sensitivity or specificity is considered to be the most important and needs to be made taking into consideration the clinical features
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Fecal Calprotectin Predicts Relapse and Histological Mucosal Healing in Ulcerative Colitis

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Theede, K. ,Holck S, Ibsen P, Kallemose T, Nordgaard-Lassen I, Nielsen AM. Fecal Calprotectin Predicts Relapse and Histological Mucosal Healing in Ulcerative Colitis, Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 May;22(5):1042-8. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000000736. “…our histological inflammatory activity score is closely related to the concentration of FC and thereby has the advantage that the presence of
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Measurement of Fecal Calprotectin Improves Monitoring and Detection of Recurrence of Crohn’s Disease After Surgery

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Wright, E. K., , Kamm MA, De Cruz P, Hamilton AL et. al. Measurement of Fecal Calprotectin Improves Monitoring and Detection of Recurrence of Crohn’s Disease After Surgery, Gastroenterology 2015 May;148(5):938-947.e1. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.01.026. “The present study has shown that FC concentration is sufficiently sensitive to monitor for recurrence of Crohn’s disease” Learn More
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Prospective Evaluation of the Predictive Value of Faecal Calprotectin in Quiescent Crohn’s Disease

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Naismith, Smith LA, Barry SJ, Munro JI, Laird S, Rankin K, Morris AJ, Winter JW, Gaya DR. A prospective evaluation of the predictive value of faecal calprotectin in quiescent Crohn’s disease. J Crohns Colitis. 2014 Sep;8(9):1022-9. doi: 10.1016/j.crohns.2014.01.029. “The FC result, obtained by non-invasive means, can provide prognostic information for both the patient
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