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Test Name

Helicobacter pylori Antigen, EIA, Stool

CPT Code(s)

87338

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)

Limitations

There may be possible false-negative results associated with recent PPI use.

Reference Range(s)

Not detected

Clinical Significance

Colonization with H. pylori is associated with increased risk of patients developing gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, and gastric adenocarcinoma. Stool antigen testing provides a sensitive measure of infection including during and after treatment.

Alternative Name(s)

H. pylori Antigen,H. pylori Stool Antigen

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