Category: Calprotectin Citations

Proactive Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Infliximab: A Comparative Study of a New Point-of-Care Quantitative Test with Two Established ELISA Assays

BÜHLMANN Quantum Blue® Infliximab Trough Level Assay Citation: Afonso J, Lopes S et al. Proactive therapeutic drug monitoring of infliximab: a comparative study of a new point-of-care quantitative test with two established ELISA assays. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Oct;44(7):684-92. doi: 10.1111/apt.13757. Epub 2016 Aug 10. PMID: 27507790 First Publication using our Quantum Blue® Infliximab Trough Level Assay We are very
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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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Diagnostic Accuracy and Clinical Application of Faecal Calprotectin in Adult Patients Presenting with Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Primary Care

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Pavlidis, P ,Pavlidis P, Chedgy FJ, Tibble JA. Diagnostic accuracy and clinical application of faecal calprotectin in adult patients presenting with gastrointestinal symptoms in primary care, Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2013 Sep;48(9):1048-54. doi: 10.3109/00365521.2013.816771. “This study provides the first evidence on the use of fCal [BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA] testing in primary care…..to be
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Fecal Calprotectin as Predictor of Relapse in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Under Maintenance Infliximab Therapy.

Quantum Blue® fCAL Citation: Ferreiro-Iglesias, R. Barreiro-de Acosta M, Otero Santiago M, Lorenzo Gonzalez A, Alonso de la Peña C, Benitez Estevez AJ, Dominguez-Muñoz JE., Fecal Calprotectin as Predictor of Relapse in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Under Maintenance Infliximab Therapy. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2016 Feb;50(2):147-51. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000000312. “We found FC to be a very accurate
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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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Fecal Level of Calprotectin Identifies Histologic Inflammation in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis In Clinical And Endoscopic Remission

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Guardiola, J, Schatt P, Grimmelprez A, Gohy P, Deltour D, Collard G, Vankerkhoven P.  Fecal Level of Calprotectin Identifies Histologic Inflammation in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis In Clinical And Endoscopic Remission, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  2014 Nov;12(11):1865-70. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.06.020. “…an FC value less than 155 mg/g is a reliable indicator of the
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Comparison of the Liaison® Calprotectin Kit with a Well-Established Point of Care Test (Quantum Blue — Bühlmann-Alere®) in Terms of Analytical Performances and Ability to Detect Relapses Amongst a Crohn Population in Follow-up

Quantum Blue®  fCAL Citation: Delefortrie, Q. Schatt P, Grimmelprez A, Gohy P, Deltour D, Collard G, Vankerkhoven P. Comparison of the Liaison® Calprotectin kit with a well-established point of care test (Quantum Blue — Bühlmann-Alere®) in terms of analytical performances and ability to detect relapses amongst a Crohn population in follow-up, Clinical Biochemistry. 2016 Feb;49(3):268-73. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2015.10.010
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