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Test Code HELIAG Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Stool

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp Raritan, NJ

Methodology

 Immunoassay

Reference Values

Negative

 

TAT 2 - 5 Days

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87338

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  A clean, leak-proof plastic container

Specimen: 2 g (thumbnail size portion of stool) or 2 mL liquid stool.  No preservative.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)    Frozen - 30 Day(s)

Useful For

Establish the presence and possible etiologic role of Helicobacter pylori in cases of chronic gastric ulcer, gastritis, duodenal ulcer, dyspepsia, etc

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5900721