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Test ID FHPAF Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Fecal by EIA


Specimen Required


Preferred Specimen Type: Unpreserved stool

Supplies: Sterile stool container

Container/Tube: Sterile stool container

Specimen Volume: 5 g

Collection Instructions: Collect 5 grams unpreserved stool in sterile container. Send specimen Frozen.

 

NOTE:

Patient Preparation: To avoid false negative results, no antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors, or a bismuth preparation should be administered to patient for 14 days prior to specimen collection.


Method Name

Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Helicobacter pylori Ag, by EIA

Specimen Type

Fecal

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 gm

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Fecal Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  72 hours

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Sunday through Saturday

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

CPT Code Information

87338

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FHPAF Helicobacter pylori Ag, by EIA 17780-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FHPAF Helicobacter pylori Ag, by EIA 17780-8

NY State Approved

Yes