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Helicobacter Antigen Test

Microbiology


Specimen

Stool Sample

Specimen container

Faecal Pot

Special Instructions

Please ensure that stool sample pots are filled between 1/3 to 1/2 full. This is sufficient sample volume for all stool tests. Under-filling or over-filling stool sample pots may lead to samples being unsuitable for analysis.

Test Usage

Presence of Helicobacter pylori in patients with gastric symptoms.

Availability

Local test

Processing Time

3 days

Useful Links

H. pylori – Lab Tests Online UK

Stomach Ulcer – NHS

 

(Key words: h-pylori)

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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