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PhiCalTM Calprotectin ELISA

Product Code G09132

Intended use:

For in vitro diagnostic use. The PhiCalTM Calprotectin ELISA is an enzymimmunoassay for quantitative determination of calprotectin in stool samples and other body fluids.

General information:

 

  • Best documented calprotectin test wordwide

  • Suitable marker for chronically IBD like ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease

  • Early detection of beginning or acute intestinal inflammation and of relaps

  • Differentiation between IBD and IBS (Colon irritabile)

  • Stable monitoring marker in therapy of chronically IBD patients

  • To some extend detection of non-bleeding polyps and colorectal carcinoma

  • Extraction of calprotectin from stool samples by appropriate patented buffer

  • Stable in stool samples for about one week at room temperature

Specifications:

Format: Microtiter plate with 96 wells (12 strips with 8 removable wells each)
Standards: 7,8 - 1000 ng/ml
Incubation time: approx. 120 min
Cut-off: Samples giving values above 50 mg/kg are regarded as having a positive Calprotectin test.
In healthy adults the median value is about 25 mg/kg. The median value in patients with colorectal cancers is about 350 mg/kg.
Patients with active, symptomatic inflammatory bowel disease have levels between 200 and 20.000 mg/kg.
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