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The Utility of Fecal Calprotectin in the Real-World Clinical Care of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

BÜHLMANN Quantum Blue® fCAL Citation: Abej, E. et al. The Utility of Fecal Calprotectin in the Real-World Clinical Care of Patients with Inflammatory BowelDisease Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016;2016:2483261. Epub 2016 Sep 28.DOI:10.1155/2016/2483261.  PMID: 27774443.  This Canadian study represents how FCAL testing is utilized in the field for monitoring disease activity in IBD.  The reference for the cut-off
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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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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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Comparison of Two Immunoassays for Measurement of Faecal Calprotectin in Detection of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: (Pre)-analytical and Diagnostic Performance Characteristics

Quantum Blue®  fCAL Citation Oyaert, M, Trouvé C, Baert F, De Smet D, Langlois M, Vanpoucke H.  Comparison of two immunoassays for measurement of faecal calprotectin in detection of inflammatory bowel disease: (pre)-analytical and diagnostic performance characteristics. Clin Chem Lab Med. 2014 Mar;52(3):391-7. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2013-0699. “The Thermo Fisher device is not reliable for extraction of faecal calprotectin.”
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Comparative Study of the Quantum Blue Rapid Test and an Established ELISA Method

Quantum Blue®  fCAL Citation Coorevits, L, Baert F , Vanpoucke H.  Faecal calprotectin: comparative study of the Quantum Blue rapid test and an established ELISA method, Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine: CCLM / FESCC. . 2013 Apr; 51(4):825-31. DOI:10.1515/cclm-2012-0386. “…we may conclude that the POCT can serve as reliable alternative to the time consuming ELISA…” Read More
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A New Rapid Test for Fecal Calprotectin Predicts Endoscopic Remission and Postoperative Recurrence in Crohn’s Disease.

Quantum Blue®  fCAL Citation Lobatón, T, , López-García A, Rodríguez-Moranta F, Ruiz A, Rodríguez L, Guardiola J. A new rapid test for fecal calprotectin predicts endoscopic remission and postoperative recurrence in Crohn's disease. Journal of Crohn's & colitis. J Crohns Colitis. 2013 Dec; 7(12):e641-51. doi: 10.1016/j.crohns.2013.05.005. “FC determined by rapid quantitative test predicts “endoscopic remission” and
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Validation of a Point-of-Care Desk Top Device to Quantitate Fecal Calprotectin and Distinguish Inflammatory Bowel Disease from Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Quantum Blue®  fCAL Citation Sydora, M. J., Sydora BC, Fedorak RN, 2012, Validation of a point-of-care desk top device to quantitate fecal calprotectin and distinguish inflammatory bowel disease from irritable bowel syndrome, J Crohns Colitis. 2012 Mar;6(2):207-14. doi: 10.1016/j.crohns.2011.08.008. “Quantum Blue Reader® calprotectin levels were available within 30 min and correlated well with results derived
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Comparison of Six Different Calprotectin Assays for the Assessment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Quantum Blue® fCAL Citation Labaere, D, Smismans A, Olmen A, Christiaens P, D’Haens G, Moons V, Cuyle P, Frans J, and Bossuyt P. Comparison of six different calprotectin assays for the assessment of inflammatory bowel disease, United European Gastroenterology J. 2014 Feb; 2(1): 30–37.  doi:  10.1177/2050640613518201 "The EliA [Phadia] cut off for diagnosis was optimal at a level of 15 mg/g. This is as low as
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A New Rapid Quantitative Test for Fecal Calprotectin Predicts Endoscopic Activity in Ulcerative Colitis

Quantum Blue®  fCAL Citation Lobatón T, Rodríguez-Moranta F, Lopez A, Sánchez E, Rodríguez-Alonso L, Guardiola J. A new rapid quantitative test for fecal calprotectin predicts endoscopic activity in ulcerative colitis.   Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Apr;19(5):1034-42. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0b013e3182802b6e. PMID: 23470502 “FC determined by QPOCT was an accurate surrogate marker of “endoscopic remission” in UC presented a
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Other BÜHLMANN Fecal Calprotectin Assays Citations

Wright, E.K. et al., Cost-effectiveness of Crohn’s disease post-operative care, World J Gastroenterol. 2016 Apr 14;22(14):3860-8. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i14.3860. Shentova, R. et al., 2016, Diagnostic Value of Fecal Calprotectin Point of Care Testing in the Pediatric Practice, Merit Res. J. Med. Med. Sci. Available online http://www.meritresearchjournals.org/mms/index.htm Gauss, A. et al., Quality of Life Is Related to

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