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7552 Helicobacter Pylori IgG Ab

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
7 Days 2 - 8° C
<0.89 Index
Negative: <0.89
Equivocal:0.89-0.99
Positive: >=1.00

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

ELISA

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

Negative antibody tests indicate absence of current and potentially past infection. Antibody tests are not recommended after treatment of H. pylori.

CPT Codes

86677

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