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Test ID NBLD0141 Helicobacter pylori antigen, fecal

AKA

HPYAGF

Container Type

Sterile container

Specimen type/Requirements

Stool

Stability

48 hours refrigerated
60 days frozen

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Stool specimens should be fresh no swabs can be submitted.
If patient is on antibiotics collect specimen 2 weeks after completion of antibiotics.

Performed Test Frequency

Tuesday and Thursday

Methodology

Commerical immunoassay

CPT

87338

Performing Lab

Microbiology Department Sanford Bismarck