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The Value of Calprotectin in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Monitoring

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the gut, which presents with periods of inflammatory activity (flares) and quiescent phases (remission) as can be seen in many chronic diseases. IBD includes several different diseases; the two most important ones are Ulcerative Colitis (UC), with inflammation localized mostly in the colon, and Crohn’s Disease (CD)

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BUHLMANN fCAL® turbo Highlights

  BÜHLMANN fCAL® turbo Stool extracts used in the BÜHLMANN fCAL® turbo on clinical chemistry analysers can be applied without any concern of system contamination. BÜHLMANN investigated this new sample matrix with the goal to exclude potential risks. Extensive data has been generated to demonstrate that our assay excludes neglectable microbial contamination, bacterial sample carry over and

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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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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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