Specimen Requirements

Title

HELICOBACTER PYLORI ANTIGEN, STOOL

Specimen Requirement

0.5 grams of semi solid stool collected in sterile, leak-proof container.

DO NOT PLACE STOOL IN PRESERVATIVE, TRANSPORT MEDIA OR SWAB.

Methodology

Stability

Refrigerated 72 hours, Frozen 30 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

3 days Setup Mon-Fri

Clinical Use

Used to detect the presence of Helicobacter pylori Antigen.

Test Code

SHPIS