Unilabs Portugal, a private European lab chain, made a comprehensive evaluation of different Calprotectin assays on the market. Finally, they choose the BÜHLMANN fCAL® turbo simply because it is faster,
CALEX® is an innovative stool extraction device demonstrating the importance of pre-analytics in calprotectin measurement. It offers simple and hygienic stool sampling and is pre-filled with the BÜHLMANN extraction buffer.
This informative video produced by the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation describes the value of calprotectin monitoring for known IBD sufferers. Regular calprotectin testing is valuable in identifying causes of symptoms,
Dr. James Turvill, Consultant Gastroenterologist at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was one of the experts speaking at Alpha Laboratories Digestive Diseases Day in November 2017 where he discussed the
Faecal Calprotectin is a new biomarker which is helping to save money for the NHS by preventing unnecessary procedures on patients by screening out patients with IBS who do not require endoscopies.
The symptoms of functional disorders such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and organic inflammatory intestinal disease (IBD) can be very similar in presentation but are two very different medical conditions.