Diagnostics for Digestive Health
Alpha Laboratories has extensive experience in faecal diagnostic indicators with a range of tests for screening and
monitoring diseases of the gut.
These include Faecal Haemoglobin (f-Hb), Calprotectin, Helicobacter pylori and Elastase. f-Hb and Calprotectin are valuable markers that can assist in the patient pathway and reduce the need for colonoscopy in many cases.
Alpha Laboratories has a wealth of expertise and experience through its long history of supplying the National Bowel Screening Programmes with gFOBT and FIT tests.
Faecal Calprotectin Test– Your Choice
The widest range of calprotectin stool test formats for assessment within primary care, Gastroenterology clinics, the hospital laboratory and for patient self testing.
Hygienic and Convenient for the Patient, Quality Samples for the Laboratory
The Fe-Col® faecal collection device provides a simple, easy-to-use, efficient and hygienic stool collection method.
Faecal Calprotectin Sample Collection and Extraction Now Made Quick and Easy
The Easy-Card H. pylori test, designed for rapid detection of H. pylori antigen in stool samples, gives an answer in just 10 minutes. Sample processing is quick and simple using the dip stick sampling device
Pancreatic insufficiency is the reduction of production or transportation of the digestive enzymes which results in the inability to properly digest a meal (fats, proteins and carbohydrates).