Calprotectin

Calprotectin is an incredibly valuable research tool.  The calprotectin technology platforms offered by BÜHLMANN range from the gold standard ELISA assay, BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA, to the lateral flow rapid test, Quantum Blue®, to the new IBDoc® self test and to the automated random access BÜHLMANN fCAL® turbo assay. This portfolio provides all possible applications for measuring calprotectin from the subject’s home test to the high throughput lab. BÜHLMANN is continuously evolving IBD solutions to meet customers’ needs.


BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA, BÜHLMANN fCAL® turbo, and Quantum Blue®
(fCAL are for Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures in the US.)
BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA: Health Canada License: 80726
BÜHLMANN fCAL® turbo: Health Canada License: 96808
Quantum Blue ®: Health Canada License: 83477

BÜHLMANN CALEX® Cap: Health Canada License: 98839

Calprotectin Product Information

Name BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA BÜHLMANN fCAL® turbo Quantum Blue® fCAL
Method ELISA (96 wells) Immuno turbidimetric Lateral Flow (25 tests)
Time to result 2 h (approx.) 10 min (approx.) 15 min (approx.)
Sample type 50-150 µl feces extract less than 1 g 60-80 µl feces extract
Standard range 10-600 µg/g / 30-1800 µg/g 20-8000 µg/g *

*with retesting

30-300 µg/g / 100-1800 µg/g / 30 -1000 µg/g
Sensitivity (LoQ) 10 µg/g 22 µg/g Quantum Blue® fCAL:< 30 µg/g
Quantum Blue® fCAL high range: < 100 µg/g
Quantum Blue® fCAL extended: < 30 µg/g
Catalog Number see below see below see below

Downloads and Catalog Numbers

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA – EK-CAL-U 

Kit Sizes:
EK-CAL-U: 96 wells
EK-CAL2-U: 192 tests
EK-CAL2-WEX-U: 192 tests (without extraction buffer for use with CALEX®)
Quantum Blue® Reader
Quantum Blue® fCAL high range – LF-CHR25-U
Quantum Blue® fCAL extended – LF-CALE25-U

BÜHLMANN fCAL turbo® For US

BÜHLMANN fCAL turbo® Success Story [EN]

Extraction Devices
BÜHLMANN Smart-Prep- B-CAL-RD-U
CALEX®  Cap Device- B-CALEX-C50-U / B-CALEX-C200-U* 

* Multilingual [EN, DE, FR, IT, ES]

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA – EK-CAL

Kit Sizes:
EK-CAL: 96 wells
EK-CAL2-U: 192 tests
EK-CAL2-WEX: 192 tests (without extraction buffer for use with CALEX®)

Quantum Blue® Reader

Quantum Blue® fCAL – LF-CAL25*
Quantum Blue® fCAL high range – LF-CHR25
Quantum Blue® fCAL extended –  LF-CALE25

BÜHLMANN fCAL turbo® For Canada

BÜHLMANN fCAL turbo® Success Story [FR]

Extraction Devices
ScheBo® Quick-Prep™* – B-CAL-SO50-U
BÜHLMANN Smart-Prep – B-CAL-RD-U
CALEX® Cap Device – B-CALEX-C50-U / B-CALEX-C200-U*

* Multilingual [EN, DE, FR, IT, ES]

Available in U.S. and Canada.

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