Category: Calprotectin Citations

Ulcerative Colitis Study: Correlation of Faecal Calprotectin with Histological Nancy Index

BÜHLMANN IBDoc®: Walsh, A, Kormilitzin, A. et al. New faecal calprotectin cut-off points for remission and active disease defined by UCEIS and Nancy indices in ulcerative colitis (UC).  13th Congress of ECCO 2018, Feb 14 – 17, 2018. Vienna, Austria. Highlights from this Poster “Conclusions. An FCal <180 g/g is indicative of endoscopic and histological remission. FCal
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Home-based Fecal Calprotectin Testing: A Canadian User Performance Evaluation Study of IBDoc®

BÜHLMANN IBDoc®: Wong, A, Bourdages, R. et al. Home-based Fecal Calprotectin Testing: A Canadian User Performance Evaluation Study of IBDoc®.  CDDW 2018, Feb 09 – 11, 2018. Toronto, ON Canada. Highlights from this Publication “Conclusions. The IBDoc® test kit was understood by participants, with a majority of participants finding it easy to use, with an
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Fecal Calprotectin Measurement is a Marker of Short-Term Clinical Outcome and Presence of Mucosal Healing in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA: A.Kostas, S.I. Siakavellas, et al. Fecal calprotectin measurement is a marker of short-term clinical outcome and presence of mucosal healing in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. World Journal of Gastroenterology; November 2017. PMID: 29151692 DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i41.7387. Highlights from this Publication “In our patient cohort, we were able to define an optimal cut-off FC value of 261 µg/g, which had a
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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.

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“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.”
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Comparison of Three Tests for Faecal Calprotectin in Children and Young Adults: 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.

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“In conclusion, measurement of FC in paediatric patients with unspecific symptoms is very helpful in order to avoid invasive procedure.”
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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.

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“...we propose an alternative diagnostic approach of repeating the FC after 6-8 weeks in patients with values of 100-200 µg/g.”
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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

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“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 of an individual patient.”
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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.

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“This study provides the first evidence on the use of fCal [BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA]testing in primary care…..to be used as part of the pathway for management of patients with suspected IBS.”
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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. Highlight from this Publication “We found FC to
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