Calprotectin – rapid clarification when it comes to stomach complaints
Frequently asked questions
How does PreventID® CalScreen® work?
PreventID® CalScreen® is an immunochemical rapid test which screens for calprotectin in stool. It is used to differentiate between inflammatory and none-inflammatory bowel diseases.
How accurate is this test?
PreventID® CalScreen® is an immunochemical rapid test for doctors to help with diagnosis in cases of unclear gastrointestinal troubles. Using specific antibodies, it can detect elevated levels of calprotectin in stool. Calprotectin is a marker of inflammatory diseases of the bowel, which should be clarified through further diagnostic measures.
Whom was this test developed for?
PreventID® CalScreen® tests may only be conducted by trained health professionals. It is suitable for point-of-care diagnosing in unclear cases of gastrointestinal problems.
How long does the test take?
15 minutes overall: 5 minutes to prepare, 10 minutes for the actual test.