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 their disease condition.“
  • „… we noted good agreement (92%) between the results of the home test and Quantum Blue® calprotectin test.”
  • “Most patients found the home test to be feasible and easy to use and preferred it over laboratory test and endoscopy for monitoring.”