Item Value
Test name Helicobacter pylori Culture
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 8-14 days
Performed by Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease
Normal range not isolated
Container type Tryptic Soy Broth with 15% glycerol vial (obtain from Microbiology prior to sample collection)
Amount to Collect 3 mm
Collection Instructions Collect Monday - Thursday only. Place gastric biopsy into Tryptic Soy Broth with 15% glycerol vial at time of collection. Obtain vials from the microbiology lab.
Sample type Gastric or unfixed duodenal biopsy tissue

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