Helicobacter pylori Ag

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation: HPYAG MIC2

Specimen Type: Stool

Tube Type: Stool container

Collection Volume: 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.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily (0800-1600)

Methodology: Antigen Detection by Immunochromatographic Assay

Special Instructions: 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.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8412

TAT: 48 hours

Additional Info: -

CPT Code: 87338

Synonyms: Stool for H. pylori; Helicobacter pylori Ag Test

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