Helicobacter pylori Ag
Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology
5.0 grams (minimum 1.0 gram)
Cause for rejection:
Stool specimen sent on swab, diaper, or dried on an applicator stick. Stool sent in viral transport media.
Antigen Detection by Immunochromatographic Assay
Deliver to laboratory as soon as possible. Stool specimens received on before 1200 will be run that same day. Specimens received in the afternoon will be put on the next run of patient specimens.
OC Power Word:
Stool for H. pylori; Helicobacter pylori Ag Test