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www.alphalabs.co.uk 5 References 1. Kennedy NA, et al. Organisational changes and challenges for inflammatory bowel disease services in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frontline Gastroenterology 2020;0:1–8. doi:10.1136/flgastro-2020-101520 2. Jere M, Garrick V, Curtis L, et al. Point-of-care faecal calprotectin testing in patients with paediatric inflammatory bowel disease during the COVID-19 pandemic. BMJ Open Gastro 2021;8:e000631. doi:10.1136/bmjgast-2021-000631 3. D Edwards, M Ibrahim, R Cooney, R Boulton, P518 Compliance with Faecal calprotectin home testing as standard during COVID-19 pandemic compared to laboratory based testing preCOVID, Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis, Volume 15, Issue Supplement_1, May 2021, Pages S496–S497, https://doi.org/10.1093/ecco-jcc/ jjab076.640 For more information on IBDoc please visit: www.calprotectin.co.uk/ibdoc To discuss implementation for your patients please email: digestivedx@alphalabs.co.uk Name Date of Sample 107AIE 00000024 2021.05.31 M / F Date of Birth LOT HOW to Pl 1. Preparation Write your NAME and Date of Birth on the Green Plastic Bag and Device. Carefully and slowly twist and pull out the Stick Part from Main BODY. 107AIE 00000024 2021.05.31 Name Date of Sample 2021.05.31 Date of Birth Date of Sample Name Date of Birth Date of Sample Name Date of Birth Date of Sampling (DD/MM/YYYY) NAME Mr Ms Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY) / / / / T: 02380 483000 E: digestivedx@alphalabs.co.uk Maximise Compliance to Boost your FIT Service Benefit the Complete FIT Patient Pathway with Simple, Hygienic Sample Collection Improves patient uptake and compliance  Reduces sample rejections in the lab  Speeds up sample processing  Reduces turn-around time, enabling better patient management  Tailored instructions ensure reliability of your FIT Service  Ensures all required documentation is completed and included with the sample  Reduces administrative burden on the lab, allowing better work flow  All pathway steps are clearly identified and managed effectively For more information on Faecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT) and our bespoke Patient Pack service, please visit: www.faecal-immunochemical-test.co.uk