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Test ID: ZG158

Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Stool

  • CPT Code: 87338
  • LOINC:
  • Specimen Type: stool
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon-Sat; analytic time 1 day
  • Instructions: 5gm well mixed stool. Frozen. Watery or liquid stool not acceptable. Swabs or transport media unsuitable.
  • Text: Positive results indicate the presence of Helicobacter pylori antigen in the stool. Negative results indicate the absence of detectable antigen but does not eliminate the possibility of infection due to Helicobacter pylori. Stool must be mixed thoroughly to ensure representative sampling. Components: Z0695 Helicobacter pylori Ag.
  • Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA). This is a qualitative, not a quantitative, test.

 

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