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7541 H. Pylori Antigen, Stool

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Stool
72 Hours
Negative

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Stool
Container: Sterile Container
Temperature: Refrigerated

Method

EIA

Schedule

Sun-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24-72hrs

Instructions/Notes

0.5mL of semi-solid stool or 20mm diameter solid stool; Watery or diarrheal stool is not acceptable. Do not place in preservative, transport media. Swabs are not acceptable.

Clinical Utility

This test is intended to aid in the diagnosis of H.pylori infection and to aid in monitoring the efficacy of antimicrobial therapy.

CPT Codes

87338

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