IBD-CHEK TM – a qualitative ELISA for the clinical lab
IBD-QUIK CHEK TM – a qualitative lateral flow test for the clinical lab or physician’s office
Two new noninvasive tests to detect intestinal inflammation
IBD-CHEK TM Test
Qualitative ELISA for detecting elevated fecal lactoferrin as an indicator of intestinal inflammation
Utilizes a four-step procedure with results in 75 minutes
A valuable noninvasive diagnostic aid to distinguish active IBD from IBS
Available by direct order for hospital and reference labs
Performance characteristics of the IBD-CHEK TM Test N=236 Total IBD-CHEK TM IBD-CHEK TM Crohn’s disease Active 52 85% 15% Inactive 26 62% 39% Ulcerative colitis Active 40 88% 13% Inactive 31 52% 48% Active IBS 31 0% 100% Healthy persons 56 0% 100% (+) (-)
Clinical results with the IBD-CHEK TM
When distinguishing active IBD from irritable bowel syndrome and healthy persons, the IBD-CHEK TM test exhibited a sensitivity of 86% and specificity of 100%
When distinguishing active Crohn’s disease from irritable bowel syndrome and healthy persons, the IBD-CHEK TM test exhibited a sensitivity of 85% and specificity of 100%
IBD-QUIK CHEK TM Test
Lateral flow test for detecting elevated fecal lactoferrin as an indicator of intestinal inflammation
Helps to distinguish active IBD from IBS
Turnaround time in 10 minutes using a single specimen dilution
Suitable for use in the clinical lab or Physician’s office
Performance characteristics of the IBD-QUIK CHEK TM Test N=137 Total IBD-QUIK IBD-QUIK CHEK TM (+) CHEK TM (-) Crohn’s disease Active 58 100% 0% Inactive 35 6% 94% Ulcerative colitis Active 12 100% 0% Inactive 11 0% 100% Active IBS 17 0% 100% Healthy persons 27 0% 100%
Clinical results with the IBD-QUIK CHEK TM
When compared to the IBD-CHEK TM test for distinguishing active IBD from active irritable bowel syndrome and healthy persons, the IBD-QUIK CHEK TM test showed a sensitivity of 100% and specificity of 98%
When distinguishing active IBD from inactive IBD and active irritable bowel syndrome, the IBD-QUIK CHEK TM test showed a sensitivity of 100% and specificity of 96%
Fecal lactoferrin testing
The IBD-CHEK TM and IBD-QUIK CHEK TM tests are sensitive and specific in vitro diagnostic aids for distinguishing active IBD from IBS
Both assays offer a cost effective method for screening patients
IBS accounts for 2.4 to 3.4 million office visits annually; fecal lactoferrin testing can help distinguish this condition from more serious IBD
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