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Pricing and Online Ordering at www.alphalabs.co.uk Faecal Testing Quantum Blue®: Quantitative Rapid Calprotectin Test Why Use Quantum Blue Calprotectin? n Provides a quantitative measurement of calprotectin in faecal samples n Simple and rapid extraction and test process n Results within 12 minutes n Supplied with a dedicated reader n Excellent correlation with the EK-CAL Calprotectin ELISA n Analytical range 30-300 μg/g or 100-1800 μg/g calprotectin in faecal sample n Based on established lateral flow technology The Quantum Blue® rapid test combines the ease and speed of lateral flow technology (using a highly specific monoclonal antibody to calprotectin), with full quantitation by means of a small, dedicated telephone sized reading device. The Quantum Blue® Calprotectin reader analyses the signal intensity from the test and control line to give a quantitative value and is standardised with the BÜHLMANN fCAL™ ELISA. This diagnostic tool enables a rapid gatekeeper strategy based on calprotectin levels in patient stool samples to support the physician’s decision on whether to prepare patients for colonoscopy or to treat them for the symptoms associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). This test is suitable when true quantitation is required but in a low sample throughput environment. Correlation of the Quantum Blue Calprotectin Test and the BÜHLMANN fCAL™ ELISA (EK-CAL) Quantum Blue Catalogue Number Description Pack Size LF-CAL25 Quantum Blue®: Calprotectin Tests 30-300 μg/g 25 tests LF-CHR25 Quantum Blue®: Calprotectin Tests High Range 100-1800 μg/g 25 tests BI-POCTR-ABS Quantum Blue® Reader 1 unit BÜHLMANN Laboratories Calprotectin Assays } The introduction of the Quantum Blue test into the Department has been very easy. Staff like using the system and the extraction step is made as easy and straightforward as possible with the Smart Prep stool extraction device.~ Tracey Staughton, Clinical Scientist, Royal Berkshire Hospital n email order sales@alphalabs.co.uk n freefax order 0800 614249 265


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