Case Studies

Evaluating a Faecal Immunochemical Test System for Symptomatic Patient Assessments

Alan Hankinson, Senior Biomedical Scientist with the HM-JACKarc at Monklands Hospital An interview with Dr Ian Godber, Consultant Clinical Scientist, Clinical Lead (Biochemistry), Monklands Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire Dr Ian Godber’s

Which FIT’s Best?

Guildford Medical Device Evaluation Centre (GMEC) Evaluation of Quantitative Faecal Immunochemical Tests for Haemoglobin The excellent clinical outcome data demonstrated in many publications, require faecal haemoglobin cut-offs for referral for

How to do the bowel cancer screening test in Scotland

A guide supplied by Cancer Research UK to show users how to do the bowel cancer screening test in Scotland including how to collect the sample and what happens after

Getting a FIT Sample

Improve Sample Integrity for Faecal Haemoglobin One of the challenges in clinical diagnostics is the logistics of getting a quality sample from the patient to the laboratory for analysis. When

HM-JACKarc Automated Faecal Immunochemical Test System Overview

The HM-JACKarc system provides automated, rapid and consistent, high throughput Faecal Immunochemical Testing. See how it’s combination of innovative sampling device, assay technology and easy-to use platform ensure sensitive and

FIT to practice? – Professor Ramesh Arasaradnam

In this talk from the Digestive Diseases Day held on the 15th November 2017 in Birmingham, Professor Ramesh Arasaradnam, Consultant Gastroenterologist at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire, examines the patient

FIT Negative Follow up – Dr James Turvill

This presentation outlines the importance of safety-netting patients with a low faecal haemoglobin concentration, and modifying the current patient pathway to improve patient care. This was presented by Dr James

FIT in the symptomatic Patient; NICE DG30 Guidance

Sally Benton, Director, Bowel Cancer Screening Southern England Hub, outlines the significance of the newly published DG30, and provides guidance on its implementation. This presentation is from the Digestive Diseases

GP colonoscopy referrals can be cut by 40% by using FOBT

GP colonoscopy referrals can be cut by 40% by using FOBT as a test for ruling out symptomatic patients, pathologists have been told. The faecal immunochemical tests (FIT) currently used

FIT in the Symptomatic – Putting Theory into Practice

Watch the presentations made at ACB Focus 2017 by Professor Callum Fraser, Dr Jayne Digby and Sally Benton. This team of experts presented on the use of faecal immunochemical testing

FIT in the Symptomatic – ACB Focus 2017 Q&A

Following workshop held at ACB Focus 2017 on the use of faecal immunochemical testing for detecting colorectal disease there was interactive discussion with the audience. Watch the question and answer

The NICE NG12 Guideline – A FIT Outcome

During ACB Focus 2016 an Industry Sponsored Workshop (ISW) was held by Alpha Laboratories entitled ‘The NICE NG12 Guideline – A FIT Outcome’. This included presentations from Professor Callum Fraser,