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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. “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.” Learn More
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Comparison of Three Tests for Faecal Calprotectin in Children and Young Aults: 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. “In conclusion, measurement of FC in paediatric patients with unspecific symptoms is very helpful in order to avoid invasive procedure.” Learn More
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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. “we propose an alternative diagnostic approach of repeating the FC after 6-8 weeks in patients with values of 100-200 µg/g.” Learn More
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