Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.

Stability (Room): N/A

Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs

Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks

Method: EIA

Comment: Giemsa staining for H. pylori also available.

Price: Contact Medilab

Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days

Usage: Colonization with H.pylori is associated with increased risk of developing gastritis, peptic ulcer disease and gastric malignancies. Antibody IgG may not be accompanied by an increase in IgM or IgA antibodies. It may be elevated for years in infected individuals. Following treatment, values generally decrease, but may not become undetectable.

Specialty: Gastroenterologist

Disease: Disorders of Gastrointestinal tract


Courier Charges:

Home Collection: Available


Pre-test Information: No special preparation required

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