Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 18, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91264

Helicobacter 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:
  • 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.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Gastric specimens, swabs or tissue. Specimens in media or preservatives.
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87338
Components:
  • 91264 - H. PYLORI AG
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