Item Value
Test name Helicobacter pylori Antigen
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Performed once per week. Results available in 3-10 days.
Performed by UC Irvine
Patient Preparation No prior treatment with antibacterial antibiotics, proton-pump inhibitors or bismuth preparation use for two weeks before samples collection.
Normal range Not detected
Container type Urine cup or other leakproof container
Amount to Collect 1 gm stool
Collection Instructions Collect specimens Saturday-Thursday only. Deliver immediately to laboratory. Refrigerate sample if transport is delayed > 1 hour.
Sample type Unpreserved Stool

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