Case Studies / Reports

Digestive Diseases Day Calprotectin Survey results
View the Results of the Digestive Diseases Day Calprotectin Survey

On the 15th November 2017, Alpha Laboratories held a Digestive Diseases Day workshop. This educational day brought together experts in the field to discuss recent advances in clinical diagnostics for

Usability of a home-based test for the measurement of faecal calprotectin in IBD patients

In this video Caroline Bello from the University Hospital in Liege, Belgium presents the data of BÜHLMANN’s multicenter study with over 50 patients in Liege (Prof. Edouard Louis), Oslo (Dr.

Home vs. Hospital Based Analysis of Stool Calprotectin

Comparison of Two Diagnostic Methods for Monitoring Inflammatory Bowel Disease. In this video Anke Heida, a PhD student from the IBD Centre, Groningen University Medical Center, Netherlands presents her poster at

Using Faecal Calprotectin Testing in Primary Care

Dr James Turvill, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust discusses the York Faecal Calprotectin Care Pathway. Using Faecal Calprotectin Testing in Primary Care: Watch the Video. Calprotectin Testing in Primary

fCAL turbo faecal calprotectin assay
BÜHLMANN fCAL® turbo Faecal Calprotectin Assay Proves Consistent between Multiple Analysers

There has been much interest in the BÜHLMANN fCAL turbo faecal calprotectin assay since its UK launch in early 2016. With the increasing demand for faecal calprotectin tests there is a

Is It Really IBS?

As reported in the Daily Mail recently, misdiagnosis of IBS can have serious consequences. Read the full article The IBS Epidemic With one in ten people thought to be affected by

The Impact of Pre-analytical Variation on Faecal Calprotectin Analysis

As the Director of the UK NEQAS programme for Faecal Markers of Inflammation, I’m often asked why we sometimes see quite large differences between the Faecal Calprotectin results obtained by

Faecal Calprotectin testing in Primary Care

22 April 2013: NTAC (NHS Technology Adoption Centre) have published a report reviewing Faecal Calprotectin which is a simple diagnostic test which can aid clinicians to more accurately identify those