PHICAL CALPROTECTIN TEST FOR IBD
A Non Invasive test for IBD
The PhiCal Test is a quantitative ELISA assay for the measurement of increased concentrations of Calprotectin in faeces to detect & diagnose inflammatory activity of the colon.
Assess inflammatory activity in IBD
Assess mucosal healing in IBD
Predict relapse in IBD
Differentiate between IBD and IBS
Reasons to use Phical Calprotectin assay
Correlates to ILL
More specific than CRP
Calprotectin is a neutrophil protein which is extremely stable, abundant and can be used to differentiate between IBD and IBS.
This EIA assay can be carried out using only 100mg of stool in a sample extract buffer making both sample acquisition and processing acceptable to patients and Laboratory staff alike. It has also been reported by users that waiting lists for Colonoscopies can be reduced by up to 30% when the Phical Calprotectin test is used for screening patients.