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H Pylori Stool Test

Helicobacter Pylori Stool Antigen, Campylobacter Pylori
$249.00
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Specimen Type: Stool

Description:

H Pylori Stool Test

The H Pylori Stool Test is used to establish the presence of Helicobacter Pylori (H Pylori).

H Pylori is a bacteria commonly found in the stomach. It weakens the stomach's natural protective lining making it more susceptible to damage from gastric acid. This can lead to the development of ulcers and in time, increase the risk of developing stomach cancer. There are several ways to test for H Pylori.

At Request A Test, we offer a wide variety of H Pylori testing to accommodate a variety of testing goals.  An H Pylori IgG Antibody blood test looks for antibodies which the body develops in response to infection. These antibodies will typically be present if a person has had a recent or past infection and may remain detectable 12-18 months after treatment. The H Pylori IgA Antibody blood test looks for a different type of antibody which may not develop in all people. This test can help identify infection in people who only develop IgG antibodies in very low levels. An H Pylori Breath Test can be more effective for people who are determining if their treatment was successful or have had previous H Pylori infections since it does not rely on the presence of antibodies to establish if the bacteria is present. The H Pylori Stool Test looks for the presence of antigens that signal the immune system to fight infections. This test can also be effective in seeing if a person has an infection or to see if their treatment was effective.

This test typically sees results in 1-2 business days.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Requirements:

Ingestion of antimicrobials, proton pump inhibitors, and bismuth preparations prior to collection may result in a false negative as these can suppress h pylori.

People ordering the H Pylori, Stool Test should go to the lab to obtain a proper specimen container prior to collection. 

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