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HPYF / 3003440-MC
HELICOBACTER PYLORI AG STOOL

Test Code HPYF / 3003440-MC 
Test HELICOBACTER PYLORI AG STOOL 
Methodology Immunoassay 
Description Useful as an aid in the diagnosis of H. pylori infection in adults and to monitor the eradication of H. pylori after therapy. 
Specimen A minimum of 1g of stool. Send specimen refrigerated in a screw-capped, sterile, plastic container. FREEZE if collection to testing time will be greater than 72 hours. Maintain sterility and forward promptly. Watery, diarrheal specimens and stool in transport media, swabs or preservatives are inappropriate for testing. 
Reference Values Negative 
Analytic Time 3-5 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 87338