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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. Stool stored at room temperature. Stool stored >72hours at 2-8C
Storage:
Refrigerated <72 hours at 2-8C in a clean container. >72 hours at -20 C
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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