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Helicobacter pylori Culture

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code P131
Test group H pylori
Performed by Microbiology
In House Availability Set up daily, day and evening shifts
Collection Instructions Specify organism sought on requisition.
Container type Tissue in saline moistened gauze in clean container
Sample type Gastric or unfixed duodenal biopsy tissue
Normal range
Synonyms Bacterial culture; Campylobacter pyloridis; H pylori; gastritis
Stability Room temperature 2 hours
Turn around times 4-7 days
CPT coding 87081
LOINC code 587-6
Last Updated 6/22/2016 12:29:52
Entry Number 436
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