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Helicobacter pylori Ag

Infectious Disease Laboratories - : Microbiology

Test ID :
HPYAG
Test Workstation :
MIC2
Specimen Type:
500mg (marble sized amount) of soft stool or 1 mL liquid stool in sterile container.
Minimum Volume:
Formed stool minimum volume is 250mg (pea sized amount). Liquid stool minimum volume is 0.5 mL.
Cause for Rejection:
Stool specimen sent on swab, diaper, or dried applicator stick, stool sent in viral transport media, stool in CaryBlair.
Storage:
Transport refrigerated required from off campus location. Upon arrival in laboratory, store refrigerated.
Availability:
Mon-Sun (0700-1600)
Methodology:
Antigen Detection by Immunochromatographic Assay
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8406
TAT:
48 hours
Additional Info:
-
CPT Code:
87338
Synonyms:
Stool for H. pylori; Helicobacter pylori Ag Test

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