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H.Pylori Antigen, Stool (Helicobacter pylori Antigen Stool)
|Methodology:||Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)|
Patient Preparation: To avoid false negative results, no antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors, or a bismuth preparation should be administered to patient for 14 days prior to specimen collection.
Collect: Stool in a Sterile Container - 0.5 ml liquid or 20-25 ml of semi-solid stool.
Specimen Preparation: Transfer stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial .
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated or Frozen(immediately).
Unacceptable Conditions: Gastric specimens, swabs or tissue. Specimens in media or preservatives. Watery or diarrheal stool.
Stability: Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 1 month
NOTE: * This test is not available for New York patients, please refer to test code L764 for specimen requirements.*Performing Laboratory
Accu Reference Medical Laboratory
1. Aid diagnosis of patients with H.Pylori infection
2. Therapeutic monitoring and confirmation of cure in patient with H.Pylori