Calprotectin/QFIT Profile (Combined) NEW

Profile details

Faecal Calprotectin
QFIT

If CALP < 50ug/g then the below comment will be appended:

Calprotectin: < 50 ug/g- Not indicative of GI inflammation. Consider IBS, or quiescent IBD if this is a known patient.

If CALP = 50 ug/g or higher, then the below comment will be appended:

Calprotectin: 50-150 ug/g repeat calprotectin in 2 weeks (Also consider other potential causes (infection, NSAIDS, GI malignancy) depending on the magnitude of the result and clinical context.)

Repeated Calprotectin result: 100–250 ug/g routine referral to gastroenterology.

Calprotectin: >250 ug/g urgent referral to gastroenterology.

Code

QCAL

Sample Reqs

QFIT

Turnaround

5 days

Special instructions

No special instructions



Sample type guide

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Last-updated: 15/12/2022

 

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