Faecal Calprotectin

Faecal Calprotectin

Calprotectin is an important marker for the differentiation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). We now have a highly sensitive quantitative ELISA technique to detect this calcium binding protein.

 

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Test:

 Faecal Calprotectin

Laboratory:

FTIR Laboratory, Clinical Biochemistry

Specimen Type:

Random Stool

Posting Details:

1st Class Post

Posting Address:

Department of Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH.

Clinical Use:

Faecal Calprotectin is increasingly being used as a front line test.

Turnaround:

Within 3 working days

Cost:

26.00

External QA Scheme:

UK NEQAS Pilot Scheme

CPA Accredited Lab/Test:

Yes

Website:

www.cityassays.org.uk

Key Contact Points

Alexandra Thurston-Postle
Tel: 0121 507 3441
Email: info@cityassays.org.uk

Head of Department:

Dr Jonathan Berg
Email: jonathan@cityassays.org.uk

 

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