Tag: IBD Research: disease monitoring

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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Comparison of Fecal Inflammatory Markers in Crohn’s Disease

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation Wright, E. K., et al., 2016, Comparison of Fecal Inflammatory Markers in Crohn’s Disease, Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 May;22(5):1086-94. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000000671. “This study shows that FC is the optimal marker for diagnosing and monitoring endoscopic postoperative Recurrence”. Learn More
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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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Rapid Fecal Calprotectin Level Assessment and the SIBDQ Score Can Accurately Detect Active Mucosal Inflammation in IBD Patients in Clinical Remission: a Prospective Study,

Quantum Blue® fCAL Citation: Voiosu T Benguş A, Dinu R, Voiosu AM, Bălănescu P, Băicuş C, Diculescu M, Voiosu R, Mateescu B.  Rapid Fecal Calprotectin Level Assessment and the SIBDQ Score Can Accurately Detect Active Mucosal Inflammation in IBD Patients in Clinical Remission: a Prospective Study, J Gastrointestin Liver Dis.  2014 Sep;23(3):273-8. doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.233.thv. “FC levels
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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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