UK Freephone Orders
0800 387732
9am to 5pm Mon-Fri
International Orders
+44 2380 487209
Select Your Country
Faeces sample collection kit MINI Includes Fe-Col® Faeces collection paper pair of gloves cardboard applicators and instructions for use
List price:
£174.00

Pack size: 100
Product code: FC2040

Faeces sample collection kit MINI Includes Fe-Col® Faeces collection paper pair of gloves cardboard applicators and instructions for use

Fe-Col papers provide a simple, easy-to-use, efficient and hygienic stool collection method. For patients they offer a quick, simple solution to a frustrating and potentially messy problem. For the laboratory testing the faeces, they prevent the risk of sample contamination, ensuring fewer test errors.

Faeces are tested for a variety of reasons, most commonly for the determination of the presence of bacteria or parasites, for fat content, for faecal occult blood which can indicate bowel cancer and for Calprotectin which can help discriminate between Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Unlike most other laboratory tests, stool samples are normally collected by the patient at home. However, many people find this collection process difficult, unpleasant and unhygienic to perform. Cling film, paper plates, and copious amounts of toilet paper are the most commonly used methods, but these are then difficult to dispose of and may cause plumbing blockages.

More than 50% of patients responding to screening take a stool sample directly from the toilet bowl. Sampling a stool from the toilet basin is technically difficult, but also creates potential measurement errors, due to loss of content from the stool into the surrounding water, or contamination from toilet sanitizers and toilet water additives.

The Fe-Col device has been developed to solve these problems: a unique, disposable stool collector, which is easily and securely placed on the toilet and can be totally flushed away after use.



ADVANTAGES

- For the patient

■ Ease of use

■ No toilet blockages

■ No mess

■ Nothing to throw away

■ Use the toilet as normal

- For the testing Laboratory

■ Greater uptake on screening programmes

■ Less contamination

■ Less variability

■ More accurate results

■ Reduction of pre-analytical errors

■ Fewer repeat tests

■ Reduces costs

FEATURES

■ Made from wood free paper

■ Flushable and biodegradable

■ No optical brightness additives (e.g. bleach)

■ Includes simple instructions for use

■ Flow seal packaging

■ Small and compact

■ Recycled material



The Mini Faecal collection kit contains 1x faecal collection paper enclosed in a discreet flow sealed pack 65x170mm (FC2010), 1x pair of polysynthetic gloves, 2x flushable cardboard applicators, and instructions for use.
Brand
Alpha Laboratories
Sterile
No
CE Certified
No
Warranty Period
Standard Terms Apply
Contents
Fe-Col Faecal Collection Paper with IFU, pair of gloves, cardboard scoops
Size
Single complete kit - 295 x 200 x 5mm
UNSPSC Description
Specimen collectors
UNSPSC Code
41104118
NHS eClass Description
Laboratory & Pathology other consumables
NHS eClass Code
KBD
Pack Description
100
Shipping Condition
Ambient
Storage Condition
Ambient
Pack Length (m)
0.33
Pack Width (m)
0.26
Pack Height (m)
0.25
Pack Weight (Kg)
2.5000

Write your own review

You're reviewing:

Faeces sample collection kit MINI Includes Fe-Col® Faeces collection paper pair of gloves cardboard applicators and instructions for use



How do you rate this product? *


 
1 1 star
2 2 star
3 3 star
4 4 star
5 5 star
Quality
Ease of Use
Value for Money

  • 1- Understanding UN3373 Sample Transport Compliance Regulations

    • PDF size: 14.04MB
    • Updated on: 07/12/2018

    Complete Sample Packaging Materials Brochure

    Open File
  • 2- Safe, Easy Specimen Transport Systems - SpeciSafe®

    • PDF size: 8.20MB
    • Updated on: 04/07/2018

    Full compatability chart

    Open File
  • 3- Custom Designed Consumables Brochure

    • PDF size: 8.44KB
    • Updated on: 04/07/2018

    Specialist Components for Clinical Trials, Diagnostic and Laboratory Kit Manufacture

    Open File
  • 4- Handle with Care

    • PDF size: 9.47KB
    • Updated on: 04/07/2018

    Article Published in International Clinical Trials November 2017

    Open File
  • Diagnostics for Digestive Health Management

    • PDF size: 10.06MB
    • Updated on: 07/12/2018

    Open File
  • Fe-Col® - Faeces Collection Made Simple

    • PDF size: 374.21KB
    • Updated on: 04/07/2018

    Data Sheet

    Open File

Contact

Please contact us if you require further information about this product.




Your request will be forwarded to the relevant department to assist with your enquiry.
By clicking 'Send Enquiry' you are authorising Alpha Laboratories to process your information and use it to contact you so that we may respond to your request, as well as to communicate with you regarding our products and services.

Submitting your details indicates that you agree to our Privacy Policy.

* Required Fields