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Value of Fecal Calprotectin

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Indiana University Identifier:
First received: December 19, 2007
Last updated: August 7, 2015
Last verified: August 2015
For the main goal - the accuracy of calprotectin for the diagnosis of IBD - calprotectin levels will be compared between patients with and without a diagnosis of IBD and the sensitivity, specificity and accuracy will be determined. For the secondary aim - the correlation between calprotectin levels and disease activity - in patients with IBD selected from this cohort, we will determine the association between calprotectin levels and clinical IBD score, serological markers (WBC, Hgb, Platelets, ESR, CRP, Albumin), endoscopic (disease score, pathological activity) and radiological features (bowel wall thickening, enhancement, edema, mesenteric inflammation).

Calprotectin Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Correlation of Fecal Calprotectin Level With the Clinical, Endoscopic, Histologic and Radiologic Activity in Inflammatory Bowel diseaseThe Value of Fecal Calprotectin for the Diagnosis and Assessment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Further study details as provided by Indiana University:

Enrollment: 171
Study Start Date: April 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients who had calprotectin assays as part of their evaluations for lower gastrointestinal symptoms in the Division of Gastroenterology at IU within the last 12 months will be considered eligible for the study.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Calprotectin assay at IU in last 12 months
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00577928

United States, Indiana
Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Indiana University
Principal Investigator: Michael Chiorean, M.D. Indiana University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Indiana University Identifier: NCT00577928     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 060362
IRB# 0603-62
Study First Received: December 19, 2007
Last Updated: August 7, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Intestinal Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gastroenteritis processed this record on August 21, 2017