Category: Calprotectin Citations

Experience of patients with inflammatory bowel disease in using a home fecal calprotectin test as an objective reported outcome for self-monitoring

IBDoc® Citation: Wei, S. , Tung, C. et al.  Experience of patients with inflammatory bowel disease in using a home fecal calprotectin test as an objective reported outcome for self-monitoring. Intestinal Research 2018;16(4):546-553. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.00052 PMID: 30301339 Highlights from this Publication “96% of the patients were satisfied with the home test..." “71% of patients preferred the home test method monitor
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Defining Faecal Calprotectin Thresholds as a Surrogate for Endoscopic and Histological Disease Activity in Ulcerative Colitis

IBDoc® Citation: Walsh,  A,  Kormilitzin, A et al. Defining Faecal Calprotectin Thresholds as a Surrogate for Endoscopic and Histological Disease Activity in Ulcerative Colitis—a Prospective Analysis, Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, jjy184, PMID: 30445625   DOI: doi.org/10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjy184  Highlights from this Publication “This is the first prospective study to use validated endoscopic and histologic indices to determine the thresholds of
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IBDoc Canadian User Performance Evaluation

IBDoc® Citation: Alice C Moore, Vivian W Huang, Raymond Bourdages, Richard N Fedorak, Christian Reinhard, Yvette Leung, Brian Bressler, Greg Rosenfeld; IBDoc Canadian User Performance Evaluation, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, , izy357, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/ibd/izy357 PMID: 30535387 Highlights from this Publication "The majority of patients found it easy-to-use and felt that most patients would be able to learn how to
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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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