Category: BÜHLMANN Calprotectin Assay Citations

A number of the publications in the citation list describe applications that are outside of product claims thus they should be used for information only.

Correlation of Rapid Point-of-Care vs Send-Out Fecal Calprotectin Monitoring in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

BÜHLMANN Quantum Blue® fCAL extended Citation: Rodriguez, A. et al.  Correlation of rapid point-of-care vs send-out fecal calprotectin monitoring in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(2):127-130. Published online May 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i2.127. Highlight from this Publication “In summary, we present the first correlation study of rapid POC calprotectin testing in a pediatric IBD
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Clinical Utility of Fecal Calprotectin Monitoring in Asymptomatic Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Practical Guide

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA: Heidi A, Park KT, Rheenen PF. Clinical Utility of Fecal Calprotectin Monitoring in Asymptomatic Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Practical Guide. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Jun;23(6):894-902. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000001082. PMID: 28511198 Highlights from this Publication “This systematic review shows that the relapsing remitting nature of IBD becomes less unpredictable
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Validation of a Care Pathway for the Use of Faecal Calprotectin in Monitoring Patients with Crohn’s Disease

BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA Citation: Turvill J, Rook L, Rawle M, et al. Validation of a care pathway for the use of faecal calprotectin in monitoring patients with Crohn's disease. Frontline Gastroenterology Published Online First: 30 January 2017. doi: 10.1136/flgastro-2016-100780. Highlights from this Publication “In patients with Crohn’s Disease, established on therapy, fecal calprotectin effectively identifies those who
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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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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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FOCUS: Future of Fecal Calprotectin Utility Study in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

BÜHLMANN Quantum Blue® fCAL Citation: Rosenfeld G, Greenup A-J, Round A, et al. FOCUS: Future of fecal calprotectin utility study in inflammatory bowel disease. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2016;22(36):8211-8218. doi:10.3748/wjg.v22.i36.8211. PMID:27688663. Highlight from this Publication "The FC test effected a change in management 51.3% of the time and receipt of the result was associated with a reduction
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A Novel Turbidimetric Immunoassay for Fecal Calprotectin Optimized for Routine Chemistry Analyzers

BÜHLMANN fCAL® turbo Citation: Nilsen, T. et. al.  A novel turbidimetric immunoassay for fecal calprotectin optimized for routine chemistry analyzers. J Clin Lab Anal. 2016 Sep 15. PMID:27629827 The publication describes the technical performance of the turbidimetric assay on the cobas c501 and the Mindray BS-380. Highlight from this Publication Short assay time of 10 min with
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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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