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Last Updated: June 19, 2021 @ 9:13 am

2731

H.pylori Antigen, Stool

Specimen:Collect:
  • Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 5 gm (Min:1 gm) Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen.
Special Handling:
  • Antimicrobials, proton pump inhibitors and bismuth preparations are known to suppress H. pylori. A fecal specimen should be collected and tested 14 days after treatment has stopped.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed:Monday, Thursday
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87338
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : negative
Components:
  • 2731 - H.PYLORI ANTIGEN
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