calprotectin

calprotectin

(kăl″prō-tĕk′tĭn)
A water-soluble, 36.5 kD protein found in the cytosol of neutrophils. Laboratory assays that detect fecal calprotectin (FC) are used as screening tests for colorectal cancer, diverticulitis, dysentery, and inflammatory bowel diseases. FC levels are not elevated in patients with functional or noninflammatory bowel disorders.
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Although fecal calprotectin (FC) has been known for almost 30 years, it has only fairly recently been attracting interest in the United States as a tool to help assess intestinal inflammation.
Each patient's laboratory tests, including serum albumin, C-reactive protein, hematocrit, and stool calprotectin (an indicator of intestinal inflammation), either became normal or improved significantly.
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Levels of gut microbial diversity, faecal calprotectin (a marker of gut inflammation) and E coli colonisation were also examined.
Because of the patient's persistent gastrointestinal symptoms and a positive fecal calprotectin result, a colonoscopy was performed; it revealed inflamed cecal mucosa without ulcerative lesions.
The partnering companies will feature BUHLMANN's Fecal Calprotectin ELISA at the meeting.
Secondary and exploratory end points will include clinical remission defined as symptom free, fecal calprotectin, a recognized marker of gastro-intestinal inflammation, histopathology improvement and degree of mucosal injury.
In 2010, I received a referral letter concerning a 42-year-old Maori man (I'll call him *Tom) who had symptoms of abdominal pain, chronic loose stools with a frequency of up to 20 times a day, a raised faecal calprotectin (fc) (1,2,3) and per rectum (PR) bleeding.