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Blood Test Information

Calprotectin (Faecal)

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Special instructions
Sent away to Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

Reference range


Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Levels are typically raised in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis but are normal in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Result of 50-250 indicates some bowel inflammation-discuss with gastroenterology. Result of >250 indicates significant bowel inflammation-refer to gastroenterology.


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