Category: BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Assay Citations

Estimation of the Possible Economic Effects of Pre-Endoscopic Screening with F-calprotectin, Clinical Biochemistry

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation: Mindemark, M. & Larsson, A.  Ruling out IBD: Estimation of the possible economic effects of pre-endoscopic screening with F-calprotectin, Clinical Biochemistry.  Clin Biochem. 2012 May;45(7-8):552-5. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2011.10.015. “The estimated demand for colonoscopies was reduced by 50% to 67%. This corresponded to a cost avoidance of approximately up to €2.13 million.”

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Fecal Calprotectin is Equally Sensitive in Crohn’s Disease Affecting the Small Bowel and Colon

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation: Jensen, M.D.,  Kjeldsen J, Nathan T. Fecal calprotectin is equally sensitive in Crohn’s disease affecting the small bowel and colon. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jun;46(6):694-700. doi: 10.3109/00365521.2011.560680. “The first study to show that fecal calprotectin is equally sensitive in colonic and small bowel CD.” Read More
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Value Fecal Calprotectin in the Evaluation of Patients with Abdominal Discomfort: An Observational Study

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Manz, M,  Burri E, Rothen C, Tchanguizi N, Niederberger C, Rossi L, Beglinger C, Lehmann FS. Value of fecal calprotectin in the evaluation of patients with abdominal discomfort: an observational study. BMC Gastroenterol. 2012 Jan 10;12:5. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-12-5. “All together, those results support the concept that fecal calprotectin is a useful marker in
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Monoclonal antibody testing for fecal calprotectin is superior to Polyclonal Testing of Fecal Calprotectin and Lactoferrin to Identify Organic Intestinal Disease in Patients with Adominal Discomfort

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Burri E, Manz M., Rothen C, Rossi L,Beglinger C, Lehmann S. Monoclonal antibody testing for fecal calprotectin is superior to polyclonal testing of fecal calprotectin and lactoferrin to identify organic intestinal disease in patients with abdominal discomfort. Clinica Chimica Acta. 2013 Feb; 416: 41-47.  doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2012.11.008 “…we demonstrated, that the diagnostic accuracy of monoclonal
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