Table 1

Median and range calprotectin levels (mg/l) in the studies of Roseth et al, Kristinsson et al, and Kronborg et al

Study No of patients Range Median Sensitivity (%)
Roseth (1993)1
 Controls490–122.5
 Polyps401.5–1601680
 CRC534–10004095
Kristinsson (1998)2
 Controls0–122.5
 CRC1192–9505293
Kronborg (2000)
 Controls4885–77
 Polyps3005–10943
 CRC2312–311873
  • CRC, colorectal cancer.